An Old One but Worth It

It’s paint a bird day a.k.a. draw a bird day. Sooo I decided to post an old one of mine. We saw this stunning Macaw while in Antigua several years ago. Of course I had to do its portrait. Hope you have enjoyed your paint a bird day and are staying warm and dry. Cheers Susan Feniak

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Show Off!

For Draw a bird day I present the Show Off! I haven’t contributed to draw a bird day for an age so thought I would this month. The 8th day of every month is for draw a bird day. Hope you have an unruffled kind of day. Cheers Susan. QoR watercolor and ink on Fabriano 5.5″ x 8.5″ paper.


Flamingos at Christmas?

If you were wondering what’s next, no worries.  I knew all along.  It had to be Flamingos.  The perfect follow up to Christmas elephants and giraffes.  It is snowing where I live today so I had to think of warmer places. These two helped. Artist Susan Feniak.  Original art using Koi watercolour on Strathmore card stock. 


“Seagull” #WorldWatercolorGroup 

The prompt on June 8th “Seagull” is also appropriate for #drawabirdday.  Very convenient.  My gull has spotted something to scrounge.  I am sure. Original art by Susan Feniak. QOR water color on Strathmore Paper. 6″×6″


“Feathery” #worldwatercolorgroup 

May 8th “Feathery”. A rooster has spectacular plumage to show off. Here is a splendid specimen strutting his stuff. I got so carried away with his feathers his feet aren’t in the picture. Original art by Susan Feniak. QOR water color on Strathmore cold press paper. 6″×6″. 


2016 Birds on Parade

20161214_090957Hello to all my WP friends!  I have been missing in action, even missing December’s Draw a Bird Day!!  LIFE!!  Today I have a moment to present a select few of my bird paintings for 2016.  All are original art, by Susan Feniak.  Acrylic or water colour.  I hope this finds everyone having a marvelous December.  Hopefully I can get back to my art and blogging regularly soon.  Cheers.  PEACE


#WorldWatercolorGroup #Draw a Bird Day

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#WorldWatercolorGroup, #Draw a Bird Day, November 8. “Mallard Duckling” original art by Susan Feniak.  The WorldWatercolorGroup prompt for today was actually  “Cappuccinos”.  Since I am not a coffee junkie I opted for Draw A Bird Day instead.  This duckling is a Mallard.  My inspiration is from a photo by Bill McMullen that I found in a Canadian Wildlife Federation calendar that arrived at our door this past week.

Holbein Artists Water Color, Faber-Castell artist PITT pen, on Canson Mix Media Paper.


“Belize Gull” Draw a bird day

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A Belize Gull.  They look the same as any other Gull! This one posed for me so I knew I had to paint him.
This can be my #WorldWatercolorGroup contribution for the day too.
Original art by Susan Feniak.  Koi watercolors on Strathmore 140lb cold press paper


#Draw A Bird Day and #NatureDoodlewash

Blue Heron  June 8th  Its time for #Draw A Bird Day again so I am combining it with #NatureDoodlewash for the day.  The Blue Heron speaks for himself.  An elegant and normally shy elusive bird this one liked to visit us while at our marina in Sicamous a couple of summers ago.  I have been meaning to do his portrait ever since.

This #Draw A Bird Day and #NatureDoodlewash  is on Strathmore watercolor paper and painted with Holbein Artists’ Water Color.  Original art by Susan Feniak

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Happy Mothers Day and Draw A Bird Day

Happy Mothers Day to all!  As it so happens it is the 8th day of the month which means Draw A Bird Day as well.  My present to you on Mothers Day and Draw A Bird Day is my new painting, “Coming In For A Landing”.  The chickadees are at the feeder enjoying their seed or trying to.  Flowers, blossoms and spring greenery abound.   My hope is you all enjoy this special day.  Hugs, Susan

Original art by Susan Feniak  Gallery Mungyo Watercolor Crayons, Neocolor II Caran D’Ache and Holbein Artist Watercolors on 11” x 15” Strathmore Watercolor Paper cold press

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