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Original Drawings

Ink and acrylic drawings on paper art board. Archival materials are used in the production, framing and matting.

In The Studio

My focus is on the flow of the lines, the symmetry between components, and the balance of the completed piece.

Kim Russell In The Studio

Kim In The Studio

First, I block out the drawing with pencil.

Kim Russell Drawing

Kim Drawing

Next, I paint the background colors and apply light shading.

Kim Russell painting A Crane Face

Painting A Crane Face

I still use the same paint tray that I was issued in high school.

Kim Russell Favorite Paint Tray

Kim's Favorite Paint Tray

Then, the fun part. The drawing really comes to life when I ink in the details.

Kim Russell Inking Texture

Kim Inking Texture

Kim Russell Inking Texture Closeup

Kim Inking Texture Closeup

Kim Russell Inking Eye Detail

Kim Inking Eye Detail

More Birds

Family Ties by Kim Russell | Bluebird | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Detail

Family Ties

Family Ties by Kim Russell | Bluebird | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Original  $450

Framed 24" x 18" Image 18" x 12"

A bonded Bluebird family framed by
native Bittersweet.

Nesting Time by Kim Russell | Goldfinch and thistle

Detail

Nesting Time

Nesting Time by Kim Russell | Goldfinch and thistle

Original  $195

Framed 10" x 8" Image 5" x 7"

A female Goldfinch gathers thistle down
for her nest.

Cirsium Season by Kim Russell | Goldfinches Thistle Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Full Image

Cirsium Season

Cirsium Season by Kim Russell | Goldfinch Thistle Butterfly

Original  SOLD   Reproduction Available

Framed 20" x 32" Image 12" x 24"

Cirsium Discolor is a native species of thistle
that is very valuable to a variety of birds and insects.

Screaming Jay by Kim Russell | Blue Jay

Full Image

Screaming Jay

Screaming Jay by Kim Russell | Blue Jay

Original $425 

Framed 18" x 24" Image 12" x 18"

The sentinal of the backyard
A Blue Jay puts out a warning cry.

Pair O' Dees by Kim Russell | Chickadee Pair

Full Image

Pair O' Dees

Pair O' Dees by Kim Russell | Chickadee Pair

Original $175 

Framed 12" x 16" Image 8" x 12"

The more "dee, dee, dees" in the Black-
capped Chickadees' cry, the more imminent
the danger.

Cardinal Couple by Kim Russell

Full Image

Cardinal Couple

Cardinal Couple by Kim Russell

Original  SOLD   Reproduction Available

Framed 18" x 24" Image 12" x 18"

Cardinals are dimorphic which means the male
looks distinctly different from the female.

Flying Free V by Kim Russell | Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Detail

Flying Free

Flying Free V by Kim Russell | Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Original  $125

Framed 10" x 8" Image 5" x 7"

A female Ruby-throated Hummingbird
flying "free as a bird".

Pileated Punk by Kim Russell | Woodpecker

Detail

Pileated Punk

Pileated Punk by Kim Russell | Woodpecker

Original $195.00  AVAILABLE

Framed 14" x 11" Image 10" x 7"

The barbed tongue of the Pileated Woodpecker
extends to snare it's prey.

Red-winged Blackbird by Kim Russell

Detail

Roadside Attraction: Red Wing

Red-winged Blackbird by Kim Russell

Original  SOLD

Framed 12" x 12" Image 12" x 12"

Roadside Attraction Series: a Red-winged
Blackbird perched at the side of the road.

Male and fledgling Bluebirds by Kim Russell

Detail

Roadside Attraction: Bluebirds

Parent and fledgling Bluebirds by Kim Russell

Original  $225

Framed 12" x 12" Image 12" x 12"

Roadside Attraction: A fledgling Bluebird and its parent perched at the side of the road.

Mustachioed Mama by Kim Russell | Robin

Detail

Mustachioed Mama

Mustachioed Mama by Kim Russell | Robin

Original  SOLD

Framed 14" x 12" Image 10" x 8"

Female Robins are the sole architects of their nest.

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life by Kim Russell | Hummingbirds

Original  SOLD

Framed 60" x 20" Image 52" x 12"

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds doing everything they do—lapping nectar, snagging insects, courting and, of course, fighting.

Hummingbird Drawing by Kim Russell

Detail

Among The Columbine

Hummingbird Drawing by Kim Russell

Original  SOLD

Framed 24" x 18" Image 18" x 12"

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds feeding and courting among the Columbine.

Hummingbird Drawing

Detail

Hummer Hoedown

Hummingbird Drawing

Original  SOLD

Framed 18" x 24" Image 12" x 18"

We know hummingbirds hum, but can they dance?