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I painted this one for an old friend.
There seems to be a lot of hummingbirds around lately. I see or hear one every time I am out for a walk. I guess they are enjoying the stretch of sunny weather and perhaps the quiet, empty streets.
After my previous hummingbird fail, I wasn’t sure how this one would go. I find the shiny iridescent feathers difficult to paint. What colour do I choose for something that looks green and orange at the same time? Keeping it simple works best for me. Paint less colours instead of more, and let your imagination fill in the rest.