My latest bird art painting is called ‘Mindfulness’. I called it that because I was touched by the present moment that the swan is just about to enter the mist. Everything is about that moment.
I wanted to keep it very warm and not sinister so retained a palette of pinky grey as my main colour throughout the painting. This was achieved by mixing french ultramarine with Alizarin crimson to create a purple and then adding some indian yellow. That created a warm grey, pink was added to create the pink tone and then varied from light to dark of the same mix.
Here are some progress shots:
The piece has been framed in my favourite type of dark wooden rustic frame…
I am entering ‘Mindfulness’ into exhibitions throughout the year. In the meantime it can be bought directly from my shop by clicking here or the image below.