Goldfinches in their Winter Wear Watercolor – Free Download

Goldfinch feathers molt into a drab olive green/brown color for winter. Many people upon seeing them assume they are looking at sparrows. Not a few believe goldfinches migrate for the winter because they no longer see that bright, brilliant yellow signature color. Not so! They're here in their inconspicuous attire still seeking thistle. In case … Continue reading Goldfinches in their Winter Wear Watercolor – Free Download

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Finally Finches at Feeder Watercolor Sketch

Finally. After hanging the feeder at my new residence and watching not one single guest partake for 4 WEEKS....finally....a pair of American Goldfinches happily dine and I in the window, happily watch with a big silly grin from ear to ear. So I start to wonder. How does a bird find a new feeder? By … Continue reading Finally Finches at Feeder Watercolor Sketch

Birdie Bookmarks

I've finished a new series of bookmarks...for those who love birds and books! Each bookmark is laminated and includes a tassel. $4 each or $12 for all 4 birds. Includes shipping in US Black-capped Chickadee bookmark. click here to order chickadee only $4 Eastern Towhee bookmark click here to order towhee only $4 Female House Sparrow bookmark … Continue reading Birdie Bookmarks

Today Only $6 Off Mugs

Chickadee Mug by Lets_Paint_Nature Make Travel mugs online with Zazzle   I had the opportunity to upload some artwork to Zazzle and create some products. Today, they are offering $6 off all mugs with code: zbdayallmugs   I don't really push selling a lot on this site, however 6 bucks off is a good deal! I couldn't … Continue reading Today Only $6 Off Mugs

American Goldfinch Painting and Video

The American Goldfinch is a happy bird. Or should I say, the one who admires the goldfinch is the happy one? Maybe a little of both. I have a thistle feeder in my backyard, far enough away from any other feeder (goldfinches like their space). Many fly in on their "roller coaster" patterns and gather … Continue reading American Goldfinch Painting and Video

Female Goldfinch on Coneflower Sketch

In my backyard I have a purple coneflower bush that I love. At this time of the year however, you are hard pressed to find any pretty purple petals left. The American Goldfinches don't mind...they just love the seeds! One in particular olive colored female quickly flits  from cone head to cone head sampling the goods. The coneflower … Continue reading Female Goldfinch on Coneflower Sketch

Backyard Birds Sketch

I love my backyard. It's my little oasis, a place to escape to and run away from the world. I run away often. I sometimes just sit on the dirt in my garden and watch the bumble bees and birds. Here is a photo from over the weekend: If I am real still, the male american … Continue reading Backyard Birds Sketch