House finch with young.
A mixed media painting in Inkbrush pens, graphite pencil and uni pen. I wanted the male bird to really stand out with his gorgeous red plumage so decided to leave the young birds in graphite pencil with just a hint of colour in the under plumage. This is for our friend Gary's birthday on the 17th, hence the advanced date on my painting!! He's an avid bird fancier so hope he likes it.
About the Artist
I was born in North Yorkshire and attended The Middlesbrough College of Art at the age of 15 studying fashion drawing and design. I have always loved painting and drawing, mostly watercolours but more recently working in mixed media. I am now in my 70s and living in North Nottingham where I still…View full profile