A companion work to my very successful Hyacinth Macaw, I did this cheeky Toucan in oils. Above all, I’m paying close attention to his beautiful, iridescent blue eye and the textures & tones in his fabulous beak. In addition, I should also mention how pleased I am with his plumage; an effect that was surprisingly hard to get right, I admit; lots of shading experiments in there!

There’s something endearing about a Toucan; the way they’re almost proud of the dexterity it takes to use that beak to eat fruit & insects. I’m VERY pleased with the end result and hope you are, too!

  • Prints

    I use either archival Fine-Art paper or Hahnemuhle cotton canvas (Rolled & UnStretched). They come in a few sizes:  Mini: An Open Edition, that’s hand-monogrammed on the Matte.  Small: As for Mini.   Standard: Ready-mounted & signed in an edition of #95.   Larger: Un-Mounted & signed. Strictly printed-to-order.  Frames shown for illustrative purposes only.

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