Red Cardinal on Snowy Holly

Everyone loves the Red Cardinal, the brightest spot in the winter in many cold climes. Nothing says Christmas louder than a flock of cardinals feeding in the garden. So for the Christmas seasonal change in decor, I painted a single cardinal on a branch of holly. Materials Paper The paper I chose was a 140lb…

How to Paint a Loose Rooster

I have a detailed real-time tutorial using Viviva paints and Bockingford paper for you on YouTube here: This Rooster is painted in a loose style using wet-in-wet technique and minimal detail, with a strong abstract background. I used a No. 7 round and a No. 14 round brush, and a set of Viviva colors on…