not sure what’s up with all the ‘critter’ painting lately, but this guy was fun to paint! :o)

acrylic on 8 X 10 watercolor paper.

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antarctica, birds, penguin, wildlife

Michael Beckett is a Calgary based artist who just loves the process of creating art. His favorite media is acrylic paint and likes working with conte (hard pastel), but also likes playing with new ‘toys’. Subject matter can vary widely, but tends to paint still lifes, natural scenes and wildlife, and figurative work. He also enjoys using conte to draw uniquely styled portraits.

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  • CreativeKitty
    CreativeKittyover 4 years ago

    He’s handsome! :) Great work!

  • thank you, CK! you’re too kind! ;o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • MIchelle Thompson
    MIchelle Thompsonover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous work – he is so cute.

  • thank you Michelle! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 4 years ago

    *August 17th, 2010
    Visit the Features Forum


  • thank you so much Mary! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • hermeszfineart
    hermeszfineartover 4 years ago

    Congratulations, your BEATUTIFUL ARTWORK
    was FEATURED in our Group!!!

    John Hermann, Impressionism Café Group’s host

    August 28. 2010

  • thanks so much John! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganover 4 years ago

    Wonderful painting. This fella has so much character.

  • thank you Bev! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 4 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on the feature M, awesome work!

  • thank you Maree! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Elisabeta Hermann
    Elisabeta Hermannover 4 years ago

    Congratulations again !
    Beautiful, beautiful painting!!!

    If you have a little time, please check out our Group’s
    Featured Artworks” Forum Topic to receive your well deserved congrats fromm our members…:),
    click here please

    Elisabeta Hermann, host

    August 28. 2010

  • thank you Elisabeta! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Anni Morris
    Anni Morrisover 4 years ago

    What a precious pingu, love it. ~ Congratulations too on the feature ~ Anni ;)

  • thank you Anni! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 4 years ago

    November 6,2010 Wonderful work.

  • thanks so much! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 4 years ago

    Fun to do AND it turned out beautiful! Lovely work M, and congratulations on your feature, well-deserved!

  • thank you Maree! :)

    – Michael Beckett

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