I recently painted this Alala as part of my ongoing series of Hawaiian endangered bird series. Today, I saw that the Alala, which have been part of the Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program (HEBCP) at the San Diego Zoo, is being released into the wild! This bird holds special meaning for the Hawaiian people. It is … read more
Facebook can be a vibrant place for inspiration, connection and showing off! As must be evident by now, I love painting birds and so I follow bird pages on Facebook. I have done a Hawaiian Bird Series whose merchandise is sold in the Hawaii Wildlife Center Gift Shop. I was wanting to expand the series and … read more
Somewhat of a departure from painting ‘colorful birds’ this was fun to do. The colors flowed on the paper and were more transparent than some of the colors I often use. The Nene is another endangered Hawaiian bird. For information on this bird visit Nene – native forest birds of Hawaii
I’m learning that there are many varieties of Honeycreepers, this being my third painting. You’ll see they all seem to vary wildly. The first honeycreeper I painted was yellow, and then the Crested Honeycreeper had a very wild look to him…in my opinion. Would you agree? For information about this bird, visit I’iwi – native … read more
Continuing my series of Hawaiian birds, this is one of the most common native birds in Hawaiian forests. For information about this bird visit Apapane – native forest birds of Hawaii
Another in a series of birds in Hawaii, the Crested Honeycreeper is also endangered. I am using the website ‘Native Forest Birds of Hawaii‘ as a resource of information, but am creating the paintings from multiple photo resources. For now the original paintings are small, but prints can be purchased at larger sizes.
Purchase Original Painting and Prints | Decorative Accessories and Gifts The Honeycreeper is a cute bird with the distinctive beak. Today’s painting begins a series of of Hawaiian birds, many of which are endangered. My sister lives in Hawaii and until someone suggested it, I really hadn’t thought about painting a collection of Hawaiian birds. … read more