Category Archives: Birds

Dotti’s American Oystercatchers

I chose one of Mom’s more whimsical acrylic paintings to post today. Our world will officially contain President Trump as of tomorrow so I thought we might need some cheering up! For those of you who may be Trump fans, … Continue reading

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World Watercolor Month

July is World Watercolor Month!  there is a “World Watercolor Month” page on Facebook where over 2600 member artists are posting a watercolor each day during the month of July. That’s 31 watercolors – no pressure!  Its great motivation to … Continue reading

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Dotti’s “Who?”

You’ll know “Who?” when you see today’s post of Dotti McPherson’s paintings on DaneArt.org Continue reading

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Flaming Flamingo

Check out my experimental watercolor painting on canvas. It’s a Flaming Flamingo! Continue reading

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October 13: Popular Lady

This little lady turned out to be very popular. She was accidentally sold twice! Find out more at DaneArt’s October 13th post. Continue reading

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Sept 27: Speckled Sussex

We stayed at an airbnb in Eugene recently that was fantastic.  The hostess provided fresh fruit, a half bottle of wine, cucumber-lemon water, chocolate and hardboiled eggs.   There was a enormous veggie garden patrolled by a large flock of  chickens. My favorite was … Continue reading

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Sept 6: Mixed Flock

These cheerful fellows spend a lot of time in my kitchen.  Hunting for ants, no doubt.  They’re more successful than I’d like!  They were good models for a still life.  

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January 7: Flirty Flamingo

This weeks challenge on Daily Paintworks is to paint something “Summery in Winter”.  Flamingos remind me of Florida, the SUNshine state so I painted this fellow.  That coy expression makes me think he’s flirting with his shadow.  I used a … Continue reading

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September 13: Handsome Fellow

This handsome fellow is an American Kestral. I mostly see them on power lines peering down into the grass ready to pounce on dinner – usually crunchy insects.  I left the background of the painting alone because I like the … Continue reading

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September 8: Bill the White-Faced Ibis

Every year I donate a painting to the Bucks for Ducks fundraiser for the Yolo Basin Foundation. I always paint a bird that frequents the Yolo By-Pass – a Marsh Wren, an American Bittern, an American Wigeon, etc. This year … Continue reading

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