March 4, 2014

Lovey Dovey - Birds in the Backyard Series - Mourning Dove painting

"Lovey Dovey"
8x8x1.5 Oil on wood

©2014 Deb Kirkeeide

A friend of mine, who lives in England, recently talked of the warmer weather there and asked if we  still had snow. I laughed. Hysterically.

Like much of the nation we seem to be stuck in the never ending winter. C'mon! It's March!
Spring is just a little more than 2 weeks away and here in MN we are still being hostage by sub zero temps, ice coated roads and 4ft thick ice on the northern lakes! I'm beginning to see the merits in hibernation.

Much to my surprise, the last few mornings I have heard birds singing! Which gives me hope that the weather will shift.

Having been away a bit from painting, I decided to "warm up" with some simpler small paintings of birds. to get back in the creative flow. (No surprise there, eh?) I also have been exploring some ideas for a slightly new direction that I'm eager to start in on. All in good time.
These little bird paintings are painted on cradled wood boards. They have painted sides and are ready to hang as is or would look nice in a floater frame.


Double "D" said...

Wow, this is beautiful.
What a great combination of colors
and brush strokes.

When you're hot, you're hot!!!!!
Maybe this painting will melt some
winter away.


Deb Kirkeeide said...

awww...thanks Doug. That's nice to hear these days!