The Birds and the Bees 2021

I love painting our native birds, but I must admit that I have always wanted to paint the flying jewels which are hummingbirds. My Quixotic and Exotic exhibition was the perfect opportunity to do this. These colourful little birds with a selection of our native bees attracted to the passionflowers are the basis of this painting The Birds and the Bees.

The Birds and the Bees 2021
Watercolour on handmade 100% cotton rag paper
80cm x 57cm
Private collection

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