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African Gray, African Grey, aquarelle, bird painting, parrot, Parrot painting, watercolor parrot, watercolour, watercolour parrot -

This is the second commission for this customer, I tried to match level of detail to the original.

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abstract owl, aquarelle, barn owl, owl, owl painting, owl tattoo, watercolor, watercolor owl, watercolour, watercolour goose -

I love painting these, the feathers around the face area  real challenge, it is hard to not make it look like a painted line, almost there but think it could still use some work.

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aquarelle, Beagle, beagle painting, colour, dog painting, dog portrait, pet portrait, watercolor, watercolor art, watercolour -

Good morning everyone and happy easter!  I know it is not a bunny but I was too busy with commissions to create something easterly.  Hope you like it! Cheers 

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aquarelle, equestrian art, horse, horse art, watercolor, watercolor art, watercolor horse, watercolour -

I worked diligently on this watercolour horse for two days!  Started with a big giant brush - 2 mins.. then the other 47 hours and 58 minutes were spent on the details.  Tried to stay loose.  The paint is all handmade, I made a new neutral tint that is really rich, this allows me to get the nice darks.  I would like to have had a background on this but it is for a client who will be using it on a poster so I had to leave it white.  I have this paint for sale for anyone interested, message...

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My inbox was blessed with Winsor and Newton's latest paint release this morning, "Cadmium Free".  I will be blunt and to the point, this is a marketing ploy to get you to buy more paint.. ok so that is not so bad.  I mean that is what companies do to get you to buy their products - they market.   What is wrong in this case?  Cadmium pigments are not really the monsters they are made out to be.  https://www.cadmium.org/cadmium-applications/cadmium-pigments  Sure there are safer pigments out there but I bet you something with in a 10 meter radius of you...

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