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Portrait of Wilson

 Portrait of Wilson
watercolor on Arches paper
11 x 7 inches

I painted this back in July but have not had a chance to share it here. It was painted for the monthly art challenge of my on line art group. The photo was kindly provided by Geri Berkenstock: it is his handsome rooster, Wilson. I had a lot of fun trying to convey his personality. It is something I always wished for, to have a farm! 

Thank you for stopping by!


  1. I love Wilson Celia! Beautiful colors on this rooster and I love the background as well.

  2. He looks like one of the stern school teacher types. Ha ha. Great job.

    1. Really made me laugh, Asit, he does. Thank you!

  3. Handsome he be, that Wilson! Good painting.
    His feathers soften his determined look to make for a charming rooster painting.

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    1. I really appreciate your kind feedback, Olivier!Hugs!!

  5. Winston looks like he means business! Wonderful color and energy to this! I love it!!!

  6. Dear Celia Wilson is so handsome. You certainly captured this fine feathered friend So well. I love all those gorgeous colors. Thank you so much for sharing. Have a super week. Hugs!

    1. His feathers are an amazing array of deep reds and oranges, it was a treat to paint him. I really appreciate your comment, thank you!! Hugs!

  7. Wilson definitely deserved a portrait , he is looking reeeal good !

  8. You really captured his attitude and his colors! Excellent!!!


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