Author Archives: Ed Wright

Some Bird Sketches

   Some sketches of birds who have come to our bird feeder.  Perhaps there is a future painting or two here.

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More Elephants

Also inspired by a photo.  We were in a boat on the Zambezi in Zambia while Mom was watching us warily from the shore just a few feet away. Doing a drawing first, does help me get the shapes and … Continue reading

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A new toy

I spoiled myself, and purchased a new iPad, the 9.7″ iPad Pro.  It works with the apple pencil which really is an amazing drawing tool.   When coupled with a good app the combination is pretty powerful.   This is my first … Continue reading

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Cape Buffalo

A cape buffalo, the painting is from a photo of a fine looking fellow we met in Africa. Before I attempted the painting, I sketched him (or her?). And while I am happy with the painting, I like the sketch … Continue reading

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Bleak Hilltop

This is from a photograph taken in Alaska.  We were visiting some touristy site on a bleak overcast day.  Of course I took lots of photos of whatever the site was.  But at some point I turned around and saw … Continue reading

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Elephants

This painting is from material originally in two photos.  The landscape is the view we enjoyed from our tent on the Lower Zambezi.  There sometimes was an elephant out there, but this pair were from another photo.  

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Just back from Africa

More Pictures Here

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Bright Eyes

  Bright Eyes I have neglected my blog for too long.   Above is a painting of a baby osprey as he waited in his nest for dinner.   The painting is from a photo taken on Currituck Sound in North Carolina.  … Continue reading

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Paintings at the VA General Assmebly Building

I now have nine of my Paintings on display in the Virgina General Assemble Building in Richmond!    The paintings are displayed on two adjacent walls on the 6th floor. Here are some better images of the actual paintings. Looking … Continue reading

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Now on twitter

Ok, I’ve joined the 21st century.  Follow me on twitter:  @statgraphic If I tweet, I must be a bird…  so here is a bird or a bird painting anyway.  A very early watercolor (very!).  You will not see this anywhere … Continue reading

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