Ruby-Throated Hummingbird just noticed something peculiar hanging in his favorite spot in the garden. 11"x14" aquabord 2" cradled panel. No frame or glass needed. Sealed by Krylon UV resistant varnish.
The Violet Tailed Sylph is a hummingbird who lives in tropical mountain forests with cloud cover in the western slope of the Andes in Ecuador & Columbia. The males with larger tails appear to be dominant over the short tailed males. The male is 7" in length.
The Ruby-Throated Hummer is the only species breeding in NYS and leave early fall for warmer climates. The males leave first, followed by the females, and the juveniles leave last which is evidence of instinct behavior. 11" x 14" Watercolor on aquabord, sealed with UV resistant Krylon Acrylic coating - no glass needed
The Spatula-Tail Hummingbird only exists in the rainforest of Peru. He has 2 short tail feathers and 2 long ones ending with spatula shaped feathers, which he can move independently to attract a female.
This is the back of a home we lived in for 7 years at Wolf Lake, The path led to many trails in acreage owned by Wolf Lk. homeowners which was backed up by state land. The lake was beautiful and used by sailboats, motorboats, etc. 11"x14" watercolor on aquabord.
Married, 9 grandchildren. I live in NY and go to warm FL in the winter. As I am typing this in FL, the temp. outside in 40 degrees. BURR.
I am a watercolor artist who enjoys the intricate process of drawing a detailed realistic sketch, especially with intimate landscapes. I strive to better understand the varied techniques which can be applied to watercolors.