Portfolio Tag: birds

Scarlet Headed Blackbird 36×48

Oil on Canvas / The Scarlet-Headed Blackbird is a strikingly beautiful songbird found in the marshes of northeastern Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. Their song is described as loud, clear and melodic. The Blackbird is often thought to symbolize intelligence, wisdom and joy. It measures 24 cm (9.5 inches) and it has a long, slender, very...
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Warbler 48×48

Oil on Canvas / The Chestnut-Sided Warbler has wonderful plumage - white face, greenish-yellow cap, black eye-stripe, greenish crown, dark-streaked grey upper feathers, two white wing bars, mostly white under plumage and chestnut flanks. It is a migratory songbird that breeds in eastern North America from southern Canada through the Appalachian mountain chain to Georgia....
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Coq Noir I, 48×48

Oil on Canvas / Le Coq Noir or Black Rooster or Ayam Cemani takes it name from AYAM which means chicken in Indonesian and CEMANI which is the name of the village in the island of Java where they are said to have originated from. The birds are completely black - black plumage with a...
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Towhee 48×48

Oil on Canvas / There are a number of different looking towhees – notably the rufous-sided group, the brown-towhee group and the hybrids. Although they are shy creatures, some may be seen in urban parks and gardens. The Rufous-Sided Towhee has red-brown eyes, long black tail feathers and a small pointed black bill. The male Rufous-Sided...
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Coq Noir II, 40×48

Oil on Canvas / Le Coq Noir or Black Rooster or Ayam Cemani takes it name from AYAM which means chicken in Indonesian and CEMANI which is the name of the village in the island of Java where they are said to have originated from. The birds are completely black - black plumage with a...
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Palm Cockatoo 40×40

Oil on Canvas / The Palm Cockatoo, also known as the Goliath Cockatoo or Great Black Cockatoo, is a beautiful smoky-grey or rich black with a very large black beak and prominent red cheek patches that change color when the bird is alarmed or excited. It lives in the rainforests and woodlands of New Guinea...
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Cockatoo I, 36×72

Oil on Canvas / The Salmon-Crested Cockatoo, also known as the Moluccan Cockatoo, lives in the south Moluccas, in eastern Indonesia. The word cockatoo is a derivation from the Indonesian name for these birds - "kakatuwah" which means "vice" or "grip" from its strong beak. Cockatoos are generally found in Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua...
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Cote Nord Tremblant

This commission was done for a hotel resort, Cote Nord Tremblant. The owner of the hotel wanted to commemorate what she called "the first guests", the Canada Geese, which had been living there, even before the hotel was built. This location was originally a religious sanctuary or retreat.  The current owner's father bought it and...
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Monhood

I have volunteered for number of social and educational causes as well as L’Union québécoise de réhabilitation des oiseaux de proie (UQROP), an organization that works to rehabilitate injured birds of prey. I supported MONHOOD, a social activist group that partners with local artists and designers to deliver cool and original fashion. The proceeds from the sale of locally made...
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Bird Gallery

People know my work best for my dramatic, large-scale paintings and murals of photorealistic birds. It's a passion that I have had since childhood. However, it would be wrong to consider me a naturalist or wildlife artist. When I do a painting of a bird, I am not aiming for realism. I am trying to capture not only their image but...
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