Description A pair of ruby throated hummingbirds love the pink petunias in a planter. The bright colors of the flowers are reflected in the ruby throat of the little male.The flower and bird painting is accented with collage effects in the planter and the ornate background swirls to give the composition a cheerful aspect.
Sharon Himes, Pocomoke Forest Member Since May 2007 Artist Statement Sharon Himes celebrates nature with watercolor and acrylic paintings of wildflowers and native birds as well as landscapes, seascapes and coastal scenes on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Her work was featured in American Artist magazine and is widely collected in the region. The book, 'Watercolor Artists Flower Handbook' includes the chapter: 'Experiencing nature through sketching' by Sharon Himes showing her unique approach to painting.
Original paintings are available through sharonhimes.com site and various galleries and Sharon's woodlandseasons.com blog has her nature commentary.