It is not often I share digitally painted artwork here but I hope to gently combat the stigma against this medium. You might compare it to my oil paintings and see that the same approach and handling are used, with the computer doing none of the heavy lifting for me- it truly is just another medium. Sometimes it is the best choice if an original is not necessary, especially for projects with tight deadlines that make drying types and shipping waits prohibitive.
This piece was painted for a large artist collaborative book titled "Artists for the Amazon". The proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated directly by the organizers to the Rainforest Trust.
Golden conure/parakeet (Guaruba guarouba). These beautiful parrots, residents of the Amazon basin, are currently immediately threatened with extinction, as are many other species of plant and animal.
Open edition prints might be available; if you are interested, please contact me. All profit from any print sales will be donated to groups that assist the indigenous people living in the Amazon.