“Sam,” Daniel D. Brown, 2016, Pastel pencil on Pastelmat

This is a recent pet portrait commissioned as a birthday present. 14″ x 11″ (20″ x 16″ matted) drawn with Gioconda pastel pencils on Pastelmat. See the “making of” timelapse below and on youtube.

Original is SOLD

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“Sam”
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Framed final

 

“Bob the Keel-billed Toucan,” Daniel D. Brown, 2015, Pastel Pencil

Another bird I initially photographed at the National Aviary. Truly beautiful creatures, these birds. This one is 10″ x 8″ pastel pencil on Pastelmat. You can buy prints of this piece HERE.

Original is SOLD

"Bob the Keel-billed Toucan"
“Bob the Keel-billed Toucan”
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“Benito the Hyacinth Macaw,” Daniel D. Brown, 2015, Pastel Pencil

I really got a great bunch of photographs from my most recent trip to the National Aviary with my wife. Needless to say, they have been a huge inspiration in my pastel drawings. This is “Benito” the Hyacinth macaw that lives at the Aviary. He is almost ALWAYS putting on a show when I visit, hanging upside down, stretching his wings, making a racket, or grooming the other macaw.

This piece is 11×14”. You can buy prints of this piece HERE.

Original is SOLD

"Benito" the Hyacinth Macaw
“Benito” the Hyacinth Macaw
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