Great Crested Grebe


Great Crested Grebe
Podiceps cristatus

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Watercolour Bird Painting Original – Great Crested Grebe
The Great Crested Grebe is a really graceful bird, it is now a fairly common sight on lakes and reservoirs throughout the UK.  They can be seen all year round with the impressive plume and the orange neck ruff developing during the breeding season.  At this time you may be fortunate and spot a pair involved in an elaborate courtship dance.  The birds will rise vertically out of the water, shaking their heads – a real treat to see.

Painting Dimensions
The size of the paper is approx. 207 mm x 297 mm (8.1″ x 11.7″)
The size of the painting is approx. 120 mm x 187 mm  (4.7″ x 7.4″)

Watercolour Bird Painting Original - Great Crested Grebe

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Packaging & Materials
I have used an excellent quality watercolour paper and the finest of brushes to produce the tiny details which bring this painting to life.

The painting will be carefully wrapped in cellophane and protected with additional packing.  Likewise, I aim for my originals to arrive with you in the same condition that they left me.  I use the Royal Mail’s ‘Signed for Next Day’ or ‘International Tracked’ service.

A bit about me!

I love to capture the life within my paintings and also enjoy working with the watercolour medium to create fine detail.  I am continually adding to my portfolio and draw inspiration from amazing photographers and also the stunning North Devon environment.

Do you want to learn how to create your own watercolour bird painting original of a Great Crested Grebe?   Take a look at becoming a member of my online school.  I feel that I have found my niche and I absolutely love teaching others.  Firstly, I find it extremely rewarding to be able to see the progress my students make.  Secondly I enjoy being able to interact directly with fellow wildlife artists.  Thirdly and most importantly I am able to share my love of the watercolour medium.  So take a look on YouTube or become a member and you may see this painting being created or learn how to paint your own version.