Male White-throated Sparrow Painting: Transparent Watercolor & Time-lapse Video

White-throated Sparrow (7x10 inch Transparent Watercolor)

White-throated Sparrow (7×10-inch Transparent Watercolor)

White-throated Sparrow (detail from 7×10-inch Transparent Watercolor)

 

I think that I last painted one of these when I was about 12. It has been on my “To Do” list for quite a while because they are such charming birds. I look forward to the White-throated Sparrows

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Cedar Waxwing Transparent Watercolor Time-lapse Video AND Step-by-step

Cedar Waxwing (7x10-inch Transparent Watercolor on 140lb Arches HP Paper)

Cedar Waxwing (7×10-inch Transparent Watercolor on 140lb Arches HP Paper)

   

Cedar Waxwing (7×10-inch Transparent Watercolor on 140lb Arches HP Paper)

 

Cedar Waxwings have been on the top of my wife’s request list for a long time. She has also been asking me to post a time-lapse video of a painting,

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Eastern Screech Owl Transparent Watercolor Step-by-step

Eastern Screech Owl (7x 10-in Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP Paper)

This drawing sat on the back burner for a long, long time before it made the transition into a painting. I did the sketches for this at the Royal Ontario Museum in 2000. That may be my all-time favorite natural history museum. While my wife was at a business conference, I spent three days

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Mya: Mixed Breed Dog Step-by-Step Transparent Watercolor

Mya– Mixed Breed Dog Transparent Watercolor

It was fun to work on this commissioned painting. Mya is not only a very pretty dog, but she has an interesting back story. She was discovered in Mexico where she was living on the streets and “counting down her last days,” barely able to lift her head up. She won the doggie lottery

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Male Dimorphic Jumping Spider on Daisy Transparent Watercolor Step-by-step

Male Dimorphic Jumping Spider Transparent Watercolor (7 x 10 in)

Most spiders get a bad rap. Almost all are beneficial, devouring garden pests and presenting no harm to humans whatsoever. Sure, some have a sinister look to them, but they mostly live their lives hiding out, waiting for their next meal. In Michigan there are really only two potentially dangerous species, and they are

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