retro bird art - Look back bird- burnt orange, kelly green, white feathers on a bent tree limb - retro 1970s illustration style
Look back bird
burnt orange, kelly green, white feathers on a bent tree limb
HAND Painted original illustration with acyclic paint and india ink
Size: Aprox 6x9 - mounted to 8.5x11 paper - Ready to frame
Materials: Vintage book page, acrylic paint, india ink
Completion Date: Summer 2012
Artist: Kelly Cook
The picture you will get is shown in Frame one and is mounted to 8x10 with card stock paper (not shown). Picture two is a frame for reference. Pictures 3 & 4 show the entire collection is and picture 5 is a reference to PD Eastman's work.
About this series:
My sons are 6 & 7. We read a lot of books. Two of my favorites of all time are Go Dog Go! & Are you My Mother by PD Eastman.
As a tribute to this style and color palate I am doing birds on pages
I love to capture the limited but lovely color palate of the print process at that time
as well as the simple lines with expressive features.
This set is designed to harken the drawings of that era- and revisit the nostalgia many of us feel for these books.
Perfect for a child's room or nursery, these paintings are also perfect for adult spaces with a light hearted feel.
Inquire to buy several as a set at a discount or to commission your own custom paintings on your choice of pages with your choice of colors :)