Free As – A Welcome Swallow in flight.

 

Welcome Swallow SMALL _D8H6068Simply elegant and simply beautiful small birds of the rural wetlands and urban verandahs. We notice the while  stains on a footpath, look up, and there is the nest with adult birds feeding the chicks in their cosy mud nests. Or, winging over a plain of water in the evening light swooping down and around to collect insects in their little open beaks.

I propose to display the painting at this years Margaret River Region Open Studios event to be held from 25 April to 10 May 2020.

This is a watercolour painting on 300gsm Arches Hot Pressed (smooth) Paper. The original image measures approx. 36cm x 25cm wide.

The Original can be obtained from the artist at this stage.

Framed price $545.

Email enquiries (only) are welcome at any stage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Commissions for Australian Native Bird Art

Scarlet chested Parrots final 2 MR Watercolour (8)Visiting Aspects Gallery of Kings Park, Perth, as the resident artist for a few days in September had some unexpected spin-offs. While I met lots of new people and a few long term (but unknown) collectors of my paintings, I received a request for commission paintings. This commission including three paintings of Australian magpie and the cute WA legend- the Quokka.

Within a month of returning home I received yet another request and this time for three paintings of Australian parrots. The couple in this instance had fond memories of the smaller parrots from childhood as so took the opportunity to decorate their home in WA with paintings of the Western Rosellas and Scarlet-chested Parrots with two more paintings to come of Turquoise Parrots and Bourke’s Parrot.¬† Producing Australian Native Bird Art is a lot of fun and its very satisfying to meet other people who love these birds.

You can see the images of the Scarlet Chested Parrot and Western Rosella paintings here:

https://spikerphotos.com/2017/11/20/scarlet-chested-parrots-on-a-marbled-gum/

and

https://spikerphotos.com/2016/03/14/a-glorious-day-pair-of-western-rosellas/

So if you are interested in obtaining your very own original through a commission feel free to make contact with me via email at: spikercs@gmail.com