The flashy Western Taneger is a resident of North America's western forest. Typically residing in the evergreen canopy, the flame-like coloration and loud chirpy songs signal the presence of this sometimes elusive inhabitant.
This image began as a loose, energetic ink drawing before being painted with professional grade watercolors. The free aplication of color and vibrant, splashy background mirror the frenetic energy of these beautiful forest dwellers. A final application of ink is applied to enhance detail. Finally, the painting is double matted and backed with acid free, conservation materials; ready for framing.