A Magpie....

A Magpie....

They are a joy to look at Paulette!

Beautifully executed, Paulette! It's not easy to handle white on white.

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A magpie.... Told me secret things. Of the music in white feathers. And the sunlight that sings. (TP Cameron Wilson) I wanted to call this Two for Joy but I've already completed a drawing of two magpie feathers with that name. I found the feather on the left quite a while ago and held on to it until I found a matching feather so I could draw two together. It is drawn in pencil on top of a watercolour wash. I find it really makes the colours of pencil drawings appear deep and solid if there is an underpainting. 10 x 8"

About the Artist
Paulette Farrell

Professional Artist. For 2020 I have decided to focus my work on cricket (which I love) and figure / portrait paintings and drawings. Although I am able to draw and paint birds, still lifes and animals and have been successful selling them I noted that whilst painting them I was forever thinking…

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