Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Red Cardinal ACEO in acrylics

I love the red plumage of these birds - just a bit tricky to paint but I got there in the end.

The Northern Cardinal is a rather large, long tailed songbird and is found Northern America.  They
measure 21 - 23 cm in length and weigh between 42 - 48 grams.

Red Cardinal measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on 300gsm Arches smooth watercolour paper.

Many thanks to Lisa J Johnson for the reference photo.


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