Subject Tags: umbrella, cocktail, child, childrens room, childrens, animal, nature, colorful, fun, children, paper, oil painting, companion, pet, rainbow, light, fairy, yellow, green, pink, purple, blue, theater, bird, budgie, parakeet
Size: 30"W x 10"H x 0.75"D
Year Created: 2017
Ready to Hang
Ten parakeets in a rainbow of colors sit in front of a wall of equally colorful cocktail umbrellas ready to perform for you. If you've ever had a budgie you know how playful they are whether you're watching or not. They perform all kinds of acrobatics and contortions and know how to have fun!! A single string of fairy lights help create the mood. The center of the painting is brighter and the edges darker creating a spotlight effect. This is an oil painting with tons of detail!
For over a decade Mary Hughes has been creating a variety of paintings depicting what she loves about life, and covering each subject thoroughly. Her works in oil on stretched canvas depict birds, dogs and other pets, wildlife, seacapes, realistic still life and once in a while, people. She has a passion for realism that is most often reflected in her paintings of glass, or the glint in a dog's eye. Having no formal art training aside from some wonderful high school instructors and her grandmother, Mary is primarily self taught. She sees every painting as a learning experience. Her work over the years has been a mix of inspiration, and her deep desire to constantly improve. Her paintings can be found in private collections in Israel, France, Denmark, England, Canada, Japan and the U.S.