Spring Peepers - Original watercolor painting of tiny little forest frogs pinkletinks tinkletoes

Rebecca Rees

Glendale, United States

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“Spring Peepers” are tiny frogs that live primarily in forests and regenerating woodlands near ephemeral or semipermanent wetlands. Spring peepers are tan or brown with a dark cross that roughly forms an X on their dorsa (thus the Latin name crucifer, meaning cross-bearer), though sometimes the marking may be indistinct. They have a body length between less than 1 inch.

On Martha’s Vineyard, peepers are commonly called “pinkletinks”; in New Brunswick, Canada, they are sometimes called “tinkletoes”, although not commonly known by that name, and usually referred to as simply “peepers”. On Nova Scotia’s South Shore, they are sometimes referred to as “pink-winks.”

This original watercolor measures 6″ × 12″ on watercolor paper. I used a combination of watercolors, prisma pencils and ink pen.

I assume reproduction rights to all of my original art. Nothing may be used in any way, shape or form on merchandise or promotional items of any kind.

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