Acrylic on Canvas

24 x 24 x 1.5 inch

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Tropical Parrot in blues and yellows in an expressionist style - artist Donald Ryker - hard hat painterYou had better watch your step! The Sentinel is watching every move you make. Nothing is going to get by him. He has a stern, watchful, guardian personality like a soldier patrolling the perimeter. He is painted in vivid contrasting colors of yellow and blue and sits on a large branch created in colors of brown with orange, blue and purple glaze. This branch grounds the bottom of the painting and brings some of the jungle into the foreground with the Sentinel. In the background the jungle is wood and greens and shadows. Look deep into the jungle and see trees, flowers, and foliage. —Donald Ryker


Donald Ryker has been painting since his teens. He was inspired to begin painting when he discovered he could use a hard hat on his head to direct his brush. He has lived his life with cerebral palsy and was thrilled to find an outlet for his creativity and a way to communicate his love of life, and his message to people that anyone can accomplish things in life if they are creative and persistent; there is always a way to find the positive in life. Ryker's paintings reflect his joy in life, and his desire to connect. His artwork inspires others with his choice of color and ability to draw in his viewer.


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