Ruffled Feathers

Ruffled Feathers
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Very beautiful, love the textiles included, very innovative and attractive Andrea.

Poor little thing - it looks like the birds in our garden that look very ruffled up against the bitter cold of the wind and snow. Great painting.

Thank you Carole & Thea for visiting and leaving your lovely comments. I owe this bird a pack of mealworms for posing for me! This painting sold on the preview night of the New Forest Open Art exhibition, and I was commissioned to design and paint a second version for another visitor later in the show....so I probably actually owe him/her two packs of mealworms!

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13/04/2015
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A mixed media painting using acrylic inks, paints and textiles. The painting was based on my own photograph of a robin which flew into shot while I was taking reference pictures of foliage and seedheads for another project. Painting on acrylic paper with detail added with dip pen and ink.

About the Artist
Andrea Hook

I have always loved art and as a child I would frequently be found drawing the trees in the garden. I first worked as a graphic designer and illustrator in London and Dorset for fifteen years. One of my favourite posts was illustrating natural-history display-boards in watercolour & ink for Dorset…

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