Permanent Feature – Fur or Feathers

Winsor & Newton Watercolour on Bockingford watercolour paper 10″ × 10″

My inspiraton was a quote from Emily Dickenson

Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without the words,
and never stops at all.


acrylic, angela burman, bird, black, chickadee, feathers, fine art, watercolour, white

Born in Cardiff, but now live in the West Midlands. Graduated from Birmingham City University with a BA (Hons) in Visual Arts.

Key styles: impressionism, abstracts and whimsical,which cover a wide range of subject matter from pure abstract, figurative, portrait, still life, nature and wildlife.

Media used: oils, acrylic, mixed media, collage, textiles and digital photography and photoshop.

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  • Tine  Wiggens
    Tine Wiggensover 4 years ago

    Oh I love him!! Makes me just want to give him a cuddle!

  • Thank you Tine. You are very kind. He is a little sweetheart. Its funn you should say him. I actually see the bird as a him as well.

    – Angela Burman

  • Dorka
    Dorkaover 4 years ago

    just gorgeous :O)

  • Thank you Dorka, your very kind

    – Angela Burman

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertover 4 years ago

    This is so cute, wonderful work

  • Thank you Kim. I just love these little birds

    – Angela Burman

  • AngelaLegge
    AngelaLeggeover 4 years ago

    Oorrr, the face says it all, just want to hug this one :)

  • Thank you Ange. I adore chickadees. Such lovely personalities

    – Angela Burman

  • scallyart
    scallyartover 4 years ago

    Ooohhw… So cute. I love the expression on his face.

  • Thank you Kerry. I adore these little birds

    – Angela Burman

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

  • JulieWickham
    JulieWickhamover 4 years ago

    HI Angela – lovely work – he is just wonderful

  • Thank you Julie. They are such lovely little creatures

    – Angela Burman

  • Portia Greenwood
    Portia Greenwoodover 4 years ago

    i love your work- and i love the quote too!

  • Thank you Portia for your lovely comments

    – Angela Burman

  • adambogusz
    adamboguszabout 4 years ago

    he’s gorgeous! as someone else said he looks like he needs a cuddle

  • Hahah that’s why I liked the little poem with it, he is full of hope. Thank you Adam for your lovely comment

    – Angela Burman

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 4 years ago

    Very charming!!

  • Thank you Gena. They are such sweet creatures

    – Angela Burman

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