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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

At Your Service by Kim Russell | Cardinal Pair | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Full Image

At Your Service

At Your Service by Kim Russell | Cardinal Pair | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Original  $750AVAILABLE

Reserved for Reedy Gallery exhibit April-June

Framed 19" x 25" Image 12" x 18"

A male Cardinal offers a Serviceberry to his mate.

Harvesters by Kim Russell | Red-headed Woodpeckers | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Full Image

Harvesters

Harvesters by Kim Russell | Red-headed Woodpeckers | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Original  $980AVAILABLE

Reserved for Reedy Gallery exhibit April-June

Framed 21" x 28" Image 12" x 18"

Red-headed Woodpecker families work together to collect and cache their food. They store insects in the summer and acorns for the winter.

Harvest Time by Kim Russell | Red-headed Woodpecker | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Detail

Harvest Time

Harvest Time by Kim Russell | Red-headed Woodpecker | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Original  $325AVAILABLE

Reserved for Reedy Gallery exhibit April-June

Framed 15.5" x 13.5" Image 10" x 8"

Red-headed Woodpeckers can overwinter in cold climates if they have a bumper crop of nuts to store.

Black Chin by Kim Russell | Black-chinned Hummingbird | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Black Chin

Black Chin

Black Chin by Kim Russell | Black-chinned Hummingbird | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Original  $275AVAILABLE

Framed 15" x 13" Image 8.25" x 10.25"

A Black-chinned Hummingbird finds sustenance in Large-flowered Beardtongue.

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  $650AVAILABLE

Reserved for Reedy Gallery exhibit April-June

Framed 25" x 19" Image 18" x 12"

A bonded Bluebird family framed by native Bittersweet.

Mustachioed Mama by Kim Russell | Robin

Detail

Mustachioed Mama

Mustachioed Mama by Kim Russell | Robin

Original  $300AVAILABLE

Reserved for Reedy Gallery exhibit April-June

Framed 15" x 13" Image 10" x 8"

Female Robins are the sole architects of their nest.

Pileated Pair by Kim Russell | Pileated Woodpeckers | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Full Image

Pileated Pair

Pileated Pair by Kim Russell | Pileated Woodpeckers | Bird Art | Birds in Art

Original  SOLD   Reproduction Available

Framed 19" x 25" Image 12" x 18"

A mated pair of Pileated Woodpeckers
will form a life-long bond.

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.

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.

Pair O' Dees by Kim Russell | Chickadee Pair

Full Image

Chicka Dee Dee Dees

Pair O' Dees by Kim Russell | Chickadee Pair

Original  SOLD   Reproduction Available

Framed 13" x 17" Image 8" x 12"

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

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 11" x 9" 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 $275AVAILABLE

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

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

Male and fledgling Bluebirds by Kim Russell

Detail

Roadside Attraction: Bluebirds

Parent and fledgling Bluebirds by Kim Russell

Original  $225AVAILABLE

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

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

Nesting Time by Kim Russell | Goldfinch and thistle

Detail

Nesting Time

Nesting Time by Kim Russell | Goldfinch and thistle

Original  SOLD

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

A female Goldfinch gathers thistle down for her nest.

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.

Screaming Jay by Kim Russell | Blue Jay

Full Image

Screaming Jay

Screaming Jay by Kim Russell | Blue Jay

Original  SOLD   Reproduction Available

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

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

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?