Tag Archives: bird art

Photo Trips and Field Work (painting birds & animals)

With the return of Spring, I love taking time out of the studio to get into the field for sketching and photographing reference materials.  There is nothing like being there to see and watch the many birds/animals, both large and … Continue reading

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April Photo Adventures In The Wild (waterfowl)

I know Spring has arrived when the Canada geese return to our pond.  While it is still covered with ice, it won’t be long now.  The ice is opening up along the edges and at the beaver dam where the … Continue reading

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Painting In Progress (Common Red-polls)

Here’s a look at this painting from start to finish and one I’ve been working on for some time now.  You can see why!!  I needed time to work on it when I could give it my undivided attention and … Continue reading

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Making Nest Boxes for Wood Ducks & Barred Owl

With the thought of warmer temperatures coming in the next month or so, my husband and I were inspired to make some nest boxes for wood ducks and a barred owl.  I think the owls might be nesting now; however, … Continue reading

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A Painting In Progress (Ruby-throated Hummingbirds)

Stage 1:  Here’s a peek at the stages of a work in progress currently on the drawing table.  A lot of little details in this piece and that’s not even including the birds yet!  But, that’s part of the fun … Continue reading

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Catamount Arts Juried Show (St. Johnsbury, Vermont)

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Lincoln Library Exhibit (Animal, Bird & Nature Art)

Hmm… Looking for something to do after the holidays?  We’re heading into the heart of winter, a time when it feels likes it’s ALWAYS dark with endless cold days and nights ahead of us.  Snap out of it!!  Pull on … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures In The Wild (turkeys & rabbits and deer, oh my!)

We’ve had our first serious snowfall and almost immediately, our woodland neighbors showed up.  Somehow, I think they know when we start putting out seeds and corn for the birds.  Our compost pile is close by where the remains of … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Magazine 33rd Annual Competition – Finalist!!

My entry to The Artist’s Magazine 33rd Annual Art Competition was chosen as a finalist in the animal/wildlife category!!  Although my work was not chosen for a top prize, to be selected as one of the finalists out of the … Continue reading

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One Day Small Works Sale – December 10th, 2016

I’m trying something new this year.  I will be hosting a One Day Sale of small, affordable graphite drawings on vellum for sale on my Facebook page, Jeanette Fournier Fine Art.  There will be a small collection of animal and … Continue reading

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