Backyard birds Hummingbird, oil on canvas, 20”x20″


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I am exploring more about abstract forms. This series is called “Backyard birds”, including woodpecker, house sparrow, humming bird, cardinal, blue jay and gold finch. The goal is to let your brain recognize the “bird”. I try to give all elements and color combination of each bird species. So the brain can process and label the picture based on the knowledge stored in there.

I painted all edges of the canvas and installed hardware so it is ready to hang. The painting is protected by a piece of semi transparent glassine paper. I tape it with blue painters’ tape. That is what you see in the photo.

Although I have tried my best to match the color of digital profile and the actual product, the color might still vary depending on different monitor settings. Please be aware of this fact.

I hope you enjoy this series.

Please message me for any question.
Thank you.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 24 × 4 in

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My paintings are an outlet to express the imagination I have inside my head that I can not put into words. After trying many mediums, I always find myself coming back to paint and brushes. In my current artistic practice, I use oil paint and mainly create portraits of mythical creatures and animals transfixed in the shifting colours of seascapes and landscapes. There is a natural spirit and magic to these creatures and their energy draws me in. Choosing to paint these creatures as real living wildlife rather than abstractions, I use bold and vivid colours to express the imaginary intertwined with reality, finding magic between the seams. Using a saturated colour palette, I create bold and striking imagery, contrasted between foreground and background, subject and landscape, and light and darkness. Weaving their bodies and the surface of the landscape into each other through organic forms and flowing brush strokes, I find beauty, strength and innocence in these creatures that reflect my inner world.

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