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Paintings of Birds of America: "Bewick's Wren" Cost: $150.00
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video of process involved in creating the painting of a chickadee perched on an old rotted out stump, surrounded by grasses and flowers under a bright blue sky.

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This 11" by 14", acrylic painting on canvas, is one of my paintings of birds of America: a Bewick's Wren. This one of my paintings of birds of America is based on a photograph by wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela (in his "Birds of Arizona Field Guide"), who has given me permission to use his bird photos as a basis for my bird paintings. The Bewick's Wren has a bright white chest with a tinge of peach. He is perched on the old rotted outcropping of a tree with textured bark.

I basecoated this one of my paintings of birds of America in dark complementary colors, and then built up the bird's final colors, layer by layer, with thin strokes, which resulted in the feathery, tuft-like texture. The bark of the tree was painted with quick heavy strokes of color to mimic a rough texture.

The canvas has been sprayed with clear acrylic gloss varnish to keep the colors bright, and has been signed by the artist. This one of my bird paintings ships bubblewraped flat in a no-bend cardboard box.

bird painting: An Arizona native bird, Bewick's Wren, perched on a tree trunk outcropping on a sunny day.

Paintings of Birds of America: A Bewick's Wren



close up of Bewick's Wren, an acrylic bird painting on canvas.

Paintings of Birds of America: Close Up of the Bewick's Wren



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