Friday, April 1, 2011
Paint Party Friday - ACEO Playing Card Deck
So much going on this week, I almost forgot about PPF entirely!...but so glad I made it =)
This parrot painting is one of my recent works. I have submitted the image for a project in one of my eBay groups, Art Cards, Editions and Originals...or better known as the ACEO group. The group has been creating ACEO-sized (2.5x3.5in)playing card decks the last few years using the art of group members. These parrots will be on the 2 of Diamonds in the 2011 deck. I'm so excited to be a part of this fun project, and can't wait to see the finished deck with everyone's great art!
I have 5 Eclectus parrots. This painting is done from a picture of Cherry and Junior.
Eclectus parrots are famous for being sexually dimorphic, which means that the male and female are different colors. Most parrot species do not have this trait. That's your lesson on parrots for today, LOL!
The painting was done in Acrylics on Susan Scheewe 185# watercolor paper, and it measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches. I don't think I'll be putting this original up for sale. It is too near and dear to my heart =)
Happy PPF!! I'm swamped, but will try to visit as many as I can this week ;)