bluebird perched in a teal green background

17 Aug

I listed another one of my cute birds from the framed feathers series on my etsy shop this morning. This proud male bluebird sits perched on a delicately curving brown branch. A nice wash of teal green with slight blue specks, covers the background. It has been sealed with a gloss varnish and mounted in a found, black, wooden frame. Want to know a little bit more about Bluebirds? Living in grasslands, these gorgeous thrushes love to eat an assorted diet of fruit, seed, worms and bugs. These bright blue male birds have a red chest & yet are the same size as their female counterpart. During courtship the male sings, dances and offers gifts at the ladies nest; what a gentleman! I am posting my framed feathers work on my etsy shop & my blog, in conjunction with a little giveaway I’m doing: Win an AWESOME bird themed mail art package or one of three 25%OFF coupons for my store!!! Get entered to win simply by commenting on this or any other the other framed feathers posts. More details and others ways to win HERE.

7 Responses to “bluebird perched in a teal green background”

  1. shelbyisrad 17/08/2011 at 10:17 #

    Gorgeousss! I loooove love love bluebirds!!

  2. ezerd 17/08/2011 at 10:38 #

    lovely as always. wish i was closer and could have seen the show.

  3. rhya 17/08/2011 at 11:09 #

    pretty pretty bluebird!

  4. Marcus 17/08/2011 at 11:15 #

    Did I ever tell you I saw my first Owl in the wild here? A northern hawk owl…they are small! I can’t wait to WIN! Keep writing and making Art Jess you inspire me every day!

  5. Jana 17/08/2011 at 15:22 #

    I love your work and the shop!

  6. anika 18/08/2011 at 12:30 #

    Bluebirds are one of my favorites. We are usually lucky, and get at least 1 pair that will nest in one of our bluebird boxes each year. I also did a bluebird drawing some time ago, but you might say it’s a MUCH looser interpretation. :D

  7. Kye Sangha 20/08/2011 at 08:12 #

    This is a really beautiful piece! You have a great way with birds-they almost quiver-there is something very alive in your depictions of them. I think, perhaps, it’s all the love you have for them, coming through.

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