Original Acrylic on Canvas

24 x 24 x1.5 inches

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Toucan – Original For Sale – Prints Available

This Toucan is perched on a mossy branch with water flowing beneath him. I love the colors. Blue feet! And the black body has tones of red coming through. It was very fun to paint this cheerful bird. I used purple glaze over a green background to create the flowing water. The Toucan himself is red and yellow. I followed up the red with a few coats of purple glaze. The branch was done with purple background, sponged moss and a small brush to make the bromeliad. What a rich environment for color exists in the tropics.

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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