On our property, I have three bird feeders - one for the fat cockatoos, a small one for the pigeons and a cute purple one for the lorikeet's and rosella's! I didn't purposelessly buy the feeders for the different birds, that's just how it worked out 😂 On a very rare occasion we see a Eastern Rosella and she was the inspiration behind this painting.
Rosie is full of glorious colours! Her head is a combination of deep burgundy, vibrant red, with several soft pinks. Her wings have intricate black blue linework with highlights of several warm yellows and orange. The tips of her wings are beautiful blues and aqua. Rosie's back and belly have highlights of yellows blending into bright greens. Plus, lots of other colours thrown into the mix as well.
Rosella Fun Fact: The Arnott's Rosella sits on a T-shaped perch and has been seen on thousands of tins and wrappers in it's over one hundred year history. It is a depiction of the phrase, 'Polly wants a cracker' and is said to be based on a Mexican parrot. (From https://www.backyardbuddies.org.au/backyard-buddies/rosellas)
PS. Please take the time to look at the close-up images - this will really show you how much detail and colour is in the artwork.
- 101.7cm x 101.7cm (3.5cm deep)
- Acrylic on artist-grade canvas.
- Semi-gloss varnish.
- Ships ready to hang on your wall with painted sides and wired backing.
- No framing necessary.
BTW: This artwork is a one-off original by me! It was created with love and lots of energy for the wonderful person who wants this vibrant artwork for a special room in their home or office.
ABOUT THE PAINTINGS QUALITY:
The canvas is artist-grade gallery cotton with the following:
• Canvas Weight 380gsm - 100% Cotton Canvas
• 3 coats of Titanium White Acrylic Primed Gesso
• New Zealand Pine Kiln Dried Stretcher Bars 35mm deep
• Gallery stretched for painting on the canvas edge
• Double stapled on the back of the stretcher
The paint I use is also artist quality and the artwork is protected with 2 coats of Liquitex Semi-Gloss Varnish.
ONE LAST THING:
The placement of the painting in the interior image may not be 100% to scale, but it does look amazing doesn’t it!
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