Knock on Wood – original woodpecker painting

I loved painting this original woodpecker in watercolour! He has fabulous feathers and colourings and his pose was so paintable. I used Arches hot pressed 100% cotton rag paper and took it slowly; building washes one at a time. He was overlaid about 3 times and I only added the final details and accents right at the end. Woodpeckers are such dapper birds! For the … Continue reading Knock on Wood – original woodpecker painting