Thursday, June 16, 2011

2 new birds!

it's been a little while, but here are 2 little guys new in the shop. a violet-backed starling and an eastern towhee! enjoy!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

animal drawing postponed

fyi, my drawing animals class at the jersey city art school has been postponed. i will post here when i find out the new dates.
this little painting i did from a cute little fella currently in my studio, and is now in our etsy shop!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

new birdies in the shop!

let's see, what do we  have here... an eastern kingbird, a prothonotary warbler, also known as a golden swamp warbler, and a little pine warbler. enjoy!

Monday, May 16, 2011

draw animals!

i will be teaching a 4-week long animal drawing workshop at the jersey city art school, starting this thursday (may 19th)! you can see a class description here. we will be drawing from live taxidermy animals.
feel free to send me a message if you have any questions:
i hope to see you there!!!

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011


ok here's two more, but these ones are chestnut-backed chickadees. super cuties!

oops - robin red breast!

this little friend i did a couple weeks ago never made it to the blog. it's hard to keep all these buddies straight.

look at the baby!

baby chickadeeeee!! i can't stop painting these guys, they're so adorbs. i think i will go paint another one right now.

and this gilded flicker was a commission. i loved painting his precious spots!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

2 new fellas, and a reminder

 i can't get enough of these little chickadees, they are so adorable and fun to paint. the tiny sparrow below him is also pretty cute:

also, just to remind you, we'll be at parlay studios in jersey city this saturday to celebrate kanibal home's new upcycled clothing line - there will be an open bar, great food catered by local satis bistro, live music, and last but not least, a few of our little feathered friends!!!

check out some press on the event here and here.
161 second street, jersey city, saturday 4/9, 7pm.

hope to see u there!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

party time!!

finch will be hanging out with KANIBAL HOME at this exciting party! it's a celebration of their new upcycled one-off clothing line, "rose cottage." there will be fashion, music, food and drinks, and we will be there in the merchant area, showing off some of our wares! maybe we will see you there!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Monday, February 28, 2011

in their new nest

this is a photo that a nice customer in california sent, of the three little birdies she bought all nicely framed and hung in their new home. don't they look so cozy and happy? :)

Friday, February 25, 2011

little white stags

these were done for an upcoming show, single fare; each one is on a new york city metrocard (tiny!). after the show, if they don't sell, i'll be adding them to our ETSY shop. if they do sell, well i'll just have to do some more!


this is the one i sold at last year's single fare show:

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

a few new birds and some news!

first the news: i (shauna) will be teaching a workshop at kanibal home in a few weeks! we'll be painting tiny animal paintings of course! here's the flyer, and for more info check out the kanibal home blog.

as for birds - this week they are in shades of pink and red, in celebration of valentines day just around the corner...
xo :)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

3 more birds over the 3 day weekend

a black phoebe, another black-capped chickadee, and for kristen over at kanibal, a portrait of her pet dale, a sweet little finch who is no longer with us.

Friday, January 14, 2011


this sweet little friend is a chestnut-backed chickadee!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011