The Changing Seasons – March 2018

    It´s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons, invented by Max at Cardinal Guzman and now hosted by my dear friend Su at Zimmerbitch.   Although Spring officially started this month, March decided not to take any notice of it and it was bitterly cold here throughout. On one of my walks I decided toContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – March 2018”

Northern Flicker

  Since it was only in my last post that I mentioned it, I´m sure you remember that the Cuban Pygmy Owl is so small that it actually likes to seek shelter in abandoned woodpecker holes. Which is why I felt compelled to paint a Northern Flicker – that, and I really wanted to useContinue reading “Northern Flicker”

Cuban Pygmy Owl

  I don´t know about you but I just love owls! They are beautiful, very smart, perfect hunters and like me, squint in the daylight. 😉 In the modern West they´re usually associated with wisdom, a link that goes back at least as far as to Ancient Greece where the goddess Athena had the owlContinue reading “Cuban Pygmy Owl”

Hyacinth Macaw

  Don´t ask me why, but I´m totally into painting birds these days, so expect to have some feathered friends flying your way in the coming weeks. 😉 This is a water color painting of a Hyacinth Macaw, a parrot that is native to central and eastern South America. With a length of about 100Continue reading “Hyacinth Macaw”