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"BRIEF SPECTACLE"

12" X 17"

232343224 plate original hand painted etching
$340.00

Snail Kites are a member of the raptor family and can be found in Florida (primarily in the Everglades region) and South America at the water’s edge foraging for apple snails. They are the most specialized bird of prey in the world due to the unique shape of their talons. This spectacular bird is depicted life size using 5 copper plates and meticulous hand painting with watercolors.

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"RADIANT LANDSCAPE"

12" X 17"

4 plate original hand painted etching
$340.00

The dynamic Woodstork is a member of the Ibis family. It can commonly be seen at the water's edge using it's beak to forage for prey. When it finds a mea,l it moves its beak at lightning speed in the water to successfully catch it. An unusual aspect of this bird is that during breeding season its feet change color to a pinkish red. It is quite magnificent to see in flight. This life size rendition of the Woodstork was created using 5 copper plates and is meticulously hand painted.

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"ROSEATE SPOONBILL IN FLIGHT"

44" X 30"

4 plate original hand painted etching
$1,900.00

Roseate Spoonbills exhibit beautiful pink feathers that indirectly get their pigmentation from algae. This is a life size female in flight, almost identical to the male except for a slightly smaller length. Each etching is meticulously hand-painted with watercolors.

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"FLORIDA BIRD SERIES III"

33" X 11"

4 plate original hand painted etching
$640.00

This four plate etching contains a Roseate Spoonbill, a Brown Pelican, a White Pelican and a Tri-colored Heron.  A great aspect of this etching is that the landscape grasses meet from one plate to the next.  All of the color you see on this piece is hand painted; as these are black and white only prior to painting.