This little oil painting has a little "hummingbird" sitting on a "violin." I took the photograph of the "hummingbird" outside my window not long ago. I wanted to paint a very small painting of just the center of a violin, and this little bird was just the right fit. I painted it during my last art show and it happened to sell on my last day of the show. It was a fun painting. I used a "canvas panel" instead of canvas. I decided that I like to paint on canvas instead. The primed panels (boards) absorb all of the oil paint so fast that it takes quite a bit more layers of paint to achieve the look I want. One good thing about the canvas panels is that you can achieve very fine detail.
I got this shot of a "hummingbird" this morning outside my kitchen window