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Robin on a Rock by Karen  Hull
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Miniature art painted in watercolours on watercolour canvas and measuring 7 × 9cm

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birds, karen hull, miniature art, robin, watercolour canvas, watercolours

Full time artist and illustrator, specialising in realistic images in a range of mediums, but particularly favouring coloured pencils.

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  • ninamarie
    ninamarieover 5 years ago

    I love this one, your work is all so beautiful.

  • Thank you Ninamarie – you are so generous. I really enjoyed doing all the liche and moss on the rocks.

    – Karen Hull

  • J-C Saint-Pô
    J-C Saint-Pôover 5 years ago

    gorgeous contrast between the bird & the rocks!

  • Thank you so much J-C – you always are so complimentary and I appreciate it ver much

    – Karen Hull

  • Margaret Harris
    Margaret Harrisover 5 years ago
    You have done some really beautiful work here…I was looking through your portfolio and noticed you used watercolor canvas…I’ve never heard of that before..is it like a board.? Margaret Harris, Canada
  • Hi Margaret, I think watercolour canvas has been around for six of seven years, it is made by Fredrix. It is a completely different support for watercolours to other bases – it allows for more lifting off and reworking, but at the same time you have to have a very light hand when doing washes and adding extra colour or the underneath layers easily lift off. I loved working on it, especially for miniatures – I just don’t like the grainy effect when it is reproduced, meaning those paintings are not ideal for prints.

    – Karen Hull

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 5 years ago

    Lovely work x

  • Thank you, as always Anita x

    – Karen Hull

  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLover 5 years ago

    This little birdie must have a Robin hood complex just look at the proud way in which it stands, so cute ~!

  • He does look a bit full of himself, thank you so much, you make me smile!

    – Karen Hull

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago

    awesome;

  • Thank you again Scott – I appreciate it

    – Karen Hull

  • Debra Keirce
    Debra Keirceabout 4 years ago

    Karen, this is a beautiful piece!

  • Thank you Deb – I did this one ages ago, but really enjoyed doing it because of the colours and textures :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Blended
    Blendedalmost 4 years ago


    in the Challenge “Birds Painted in Watercolor” in the group Painted Birds.

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