Animal Artist ~ Diane Young

Every Picture tells a story – paintings of realistic and stylised animals


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Rainy Day Bird Feeder: #Blackcap Painting

Bingo! Birds are arriving at my feeders today. I espied a Blackcap on the bush as he was pecking at the fat ball with such a cute hair do!  Photograph of a Blackcap by artist Diane Young

Painting of a Blackcap by artist Diane Young Manic Illustrations Stroud

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A Day of Play #Peacock #Painting

Playing with paint sounds like fun but for me it usually ends with frustration, perhaps because I am not really concentrating or taking it seriously and I finish up with a number of sketchy paintings which I really do not like.  I have taught myself to try to ignore this feeling as the act of being undisciplined and attempting to have fun leads to discovering new ways of doing things.   So today I have been having some “fun” with textures.

Sketch Painting of a peacock by artist Diane Young