Monday, February 28, 2011


I just finished these small mini paintings of hummingbirds actually they are all Ruby-Throated hummingbirds. What fun it was to paint these little creatures!!! Yes, they are only 3.5 inches long, only weigh 1/8 oz and move very quickly in fact many of us haven't seen them in detail.  Both male and female sport brillant color especially the well loved, Ruby-Throated which are common in my area the North East U.S.A. Did I mention they share my daughter's name??

If you are in the area, I will be debuting my mini hummingbird paintings at my solo exhibition, "Impressions of the Garden" at the Reeves Reed Arboretum, Summit, NJ. The exhibition will run March 7th- May 8th. I will be giving a presentation, "Women Impressionists" on Thursday, March 10th at 7pm. For more information, click on Reeves Reed Arboretum.

To see more paintings like this, click on Mini Collection.
Click on this link to read more about the Ruby-Throated hummingbird.

"Ruby Throated at Hollyhock" oil on linen, 5"x 7"
"Ruby Throated and Trumpet Vine," oil on linen, 5"x 7"

"Hummingbird and Coneflower" oil on linen, 5"x 7"

"Hummingbird and Cardinal Flower," oil on linen, 5"x 7"

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