Happy Wrens Watercolor

Happy Wrens Watercolor By Yvonne Pecor Mucci

Happy Wrens Watercolor By Yvonne Pecor Mucci

This wren birdhouse has hung in our backyard for years.  My father-in-law made this and my daughter painted it when she was very young.  The wren’s sing to each other all day.

This is a small study (6 x 8) which I did to figure out color and composition for a larger version.  I had the pleasure of painting with a friend and she suggested trying her favorite watercolor paper – 140lb Cold Press, Fabriano Artistico.  I love the way this paper took on a lot of water letting the pigments be manipulated for a longer period of time.  Lifting color was quick and easy.  Now I am looking forward to working on the larger painting.

Click on the painting for a closer view.

If you have inquiries on any paintings please contact me via email mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

All artwork is ©Yvonne Pecor Mucci. No reproduction without written permission.

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6 Comments

  1. This is just beautiful. I really like the color layering in the branches in particular.

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  2. big sis

     /  March 3, 2013

    awww, I love this one, its so cute

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  3. me

     /  March 3, 2013

    Peep, Peep, Peep, I think I can hear them.Love, Dad

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  4. Denise

     /  March 7, 2013

    Oooo, “Happy Wrens” is my favorite that I’ve seen here on your blog! Nice job.

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