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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

Trumpets are Calling by Kim Russell | Hummingbirds Trumpet Vine

Detail

Trumpets Are Calling

Trumpets Are Calling by Kim Russell | Hummingbirds Trumpet Vine

Original  SOLD

Framed 20" x 16" Image 14" x 18"

A male and two female hummingbirds
feeding from Trumpet Vine flowers.

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.

Cirsium Season by Kim Russell | Goldfinches Thistle Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Full Image

Cirsium Season

Cirsium Season by Kim Russell | Goldfinch Thistle Butterfly

Original  SOLD

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.

Papa's Got the Blues by Kim Russell | Bluebird

Detail

Papa's Got the Blues

Papa's Got the Blues by Kim Russell | Bluebird

Original  SOLD

Framed 14" x 11" Image 14" x 11"

When Bluebird fledglings leave the nest,
Papa's got 'em.

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

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.

Cardinal Couple by Kim Russell

Full Image

Cardinal Couple

Cardinal Couple by Kim Russell

Original  SOLD

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

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

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?