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Draw and Paint 50 Animals by Jeanne Filler Scott

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Project 49: Parrot

This Yellow-Naped Amazon was part of a group of exotic animals shown at the World Wildlife Exposition in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, where I was also exhibiting my wildlife art. I was impressed by this parrot’s intelligent eyes, as well as its beautiful feathers.

Reference Photo

Materials

Paints

Burnt Umber

Cadmium Orange

Hansa Yellow Light

Hooker’s Green Permanent

Raw Sienna

Red Oxide

Titanium White

Ultramarine Blue

Brushes

no. 3 and 10 rounds

no. 8 and 10 brights

1 Establish the Form

Lightly sketch the parrot onto your panel ...

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