Category Archives: bird

Day 13 – 30 in 30 Challenge – Home To The Nest

Home To The Nest ©2014 Dave Casey 6×6″ – oil on gessobord Click here to go to the Daily Paintworks auction page This is a very interesting painting. I got the idea from a video I saw on YouTube, by … Continue reading

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Day 9 – 30 in 30 Challenge – Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach ©2014 Dave Casey5×7″ – oil on linen panelPrice – $NFS I went back to another one of my loves when painting and that is a seascape and a boat.  This looks looks just like my kind … Continue reading

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Day 6 – 30 in 30 Challenge – Meet Ms Grackle

When people find out that I am not only an artist, but also a birder, they ask what birds I’ve seen other than the usual pigeon or house finch. And sometimes they ask me what my favorite bird is and … Continue reading

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Day 4 of 30 in 30 Challenge – Light Reading

Had very little time today to do any painting, so I went for something simple.  What could be more simple that a pomegranate?  Yeah right. Oh, and the book is titled The Bluebird Effect by Julie Zickefoose.  It is a … Continue reading

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Day 3 of 30 in 30 Challenge – Quoth the Raven

I caught this character a couple of years ago during a plein air workshop in Sedona. He was perched on a branch about fifty feet away and making one hell of a racket. We all thought he was choking on … Continue reading

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Virtual Paintout #1 – Valparaiso, Chile

I wanted to go ahead and get this one posted. I’ve been working on it for a few days and have maybe seven or eight hours in it. I think I could make it a whole lot nicer with a … Continue reading

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Day 29 of the 30 Day Challenge – Flight of the Egret

Flight of the Egret©2013 D Casey5×7″ – Oil on linen panelClick here to go to the Daily Paintworks auction pageHere is the next to last painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. This is one of my favorites. … Continue reading

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Day 28 of the 30 Day Challenge – Egret Island

Here we are with just a couple of paintings to go and I find myself what to do for a grand finale. I’m thinking of going big, something in the 16×20 or 18×24 range. Haven’t decided yet. With this painting … Continue reading

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Day 26 of the 30 Day Challenge – Wee Little Verdin

Took a photo of this little lady a couple of months ago at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve. She was in the process of building a nest, but she stopped just long enough to pose for her portrait. Then back … Continue reading

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Day 20 of the 30 Day Challenge – Sedona Red

Used the last of my ACEO sized, stretched canvas for this one. Took the reference photo for this one about a year and a half ago, but never got around to painting. I will call this one a study because … Continue reading

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