Little Owls of Morden
Little Owls of Morden

Size: 46cm x 66cm Original: £350 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt and Derwent pastel pencils on Clairefontane Pastelmat paper Subject: Little owl family in Morden Park. Little owls are active throughout the day, which makes it easier to observe their behaviour. This is portrait of a mom (right) and her two chicks, which had fledged only a few days prior.

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Malabar Trogon
Malabar Trogon

Size: 50cm x 70cm Original: Sold Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels on Canson pastel paper. Subject: This is a bird found in the tropical forests of South Asia. This painting depicts both the male and the female (above). The reference pictures were taken at Sinharaja rainforest in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Spot-Winged Thrush
Sri Lanka Spot-Winged Thrush

Size: 24cm x 32cm Original: £175 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Hahnemuhule Velour paper Subject: Endemic to Sri Lanka. Beautiful chorus that echoes throughout the forest. Found both in the dry zone and wet zone forests of Sri Lanka, usually in pairs.

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Indian Pitta
Indian Pitta

Size: 24cm x 32cm Original: Sold Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Hahnemuhule Velour paper. Subject: As the name suggests, this is a migratory bird to Sri Lanka, from India. A small colourful passerine with an equally beautiful call. Active mostly at dawn and dusk. The reference photo was taken at the Victoria Park, in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Small Barbet
Sri Lanka Small Barbet

Size: 35cm x 50cm Original: £250 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Clairefontane Pastelmat Subject: Endemic Barbet found throughout the island. The beautiful plumage that is a trademark of Barbets, is evident in this small arboreal bird. The reference picture was taken at Kandalama.

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Hoopoe
Hoopoe

Size: 35cm x 50cm Original: £250 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Clairefontane Pastelmat Subject: A widespread and a very unique bird, found mainly in the dry parts of Sri Lanka. The reference photo was taken in Jaffna, on route to the Delft island.

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Serendib Scops Owl
Serendib Scops Owl

Size: 24cm x 32cm Original: £220 (framed with non-reflective glass) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Hahnemuhule Velour paper Subject: Endemic to Sri Lanka, found only in dense forest. This bird was the last of the endemics to be discovered in 1999. The reference photo was taken in Sinharaja.

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Chestnut-backed Owlet
Chestnut-backed Owlet

Size: 24cm x 32cm Original: £220 (framed with non-reflective glass) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Hahnemuhule Velour paper Subject: Endemic to Sri Lanka. A territorial bird with an eye-catching reddish-brown back. The reference photo was taken in Sinharaja.

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Barn Owl
Barn Owl

Size: 24cm x 32cm Original: Sold Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt and Derwent pastel pencils on Clairefontane Pastelmat paper Subject: The most widespread owl. A ghostly bird which hunts at dusk and dawn. The reference photograph was taken at the Barn Owl Centre in Gloucester.

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Dwarf Kingfisher
Dwarf Kingfisher

Size: 35cm x 50cm Original: Sold Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Clairefontane Pastelmat paper. Subject: A jewel of a bird! The plumage is a combination of black, purple, orange, white, blue and yellow - the motivation for me to photograph and paint it. After many excursions, I managed to locate the bird in Kitulgala, Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Scaly Thrush
Sri Lanka Scaly Thrush

Size: 35cm x 50cm Original: £250 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Fisher 400 paper. Subject: Endemic to Sri Lanka, found in elevation above 2000ft. A ground-dwelling bird with a voracious appetite for worms. Although the bird has a yellow-golden plumage, it's very hard to spot in the dense undergrowth. Reference photo was taken in Sinharaja.

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Lesser Hill Mynah
Lesser Hill Mynah

Size: 24cm x 32cm Original: £175 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Hahnemuhule Velour paper Subject: Found in South Asia. This bird is heard calling from the tree-tops, and also has the distinction of being a very gifted 'vocalist'. The reference photo was taken in Sinharaja.

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Sri Lanka Flameback
Sri Lanka Flameback

Size: 35cm x 50cm Original: £250 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Clairefontane Pastelmat. Subject: Endemic to Sri Lanka. Found in the hill country and the lowland forests. An eye-catching woodpecker with an ivory bill. Reference photo was taken in Sinharaja.

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Brown-capped Babbler
Brown-capped Babbler

Size: 24cm x 32cm Original: £175 (unframed) Giclée Prints: Starting at £20 Surface & Medium: Unison soft pastels, Faber Castell Pitt Pastel pencils on Hahnemuhule Velour paper Subject: Endemic to Sri Lanka. Found both in the dry zone and wet zone forests of Sri Lanka with the wet zone variety having darker plumage, usually in pairs or small pods. This reference photo was taken in Ritigala, Sigiriya.

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