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Rhia Janta-Cooper Fine Art

Skye Aileana Seagull - a bird portrait

Skye Aileana Seagull - a bird portrait

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Skye Aileana Seagull - this artwork is an original bird painting in acrylic paints.

Skye Aileana says:

"I am Skye Aileana Seagull."

and I fly only for fun.

Now I take a rest.

At the best

Seafood in town

of Fort William."

Once upon a time, a seagull named Skye Aileana lived close to a gourmet seafood restaurant on the pier of Loch Linnhe's shores in Fort William. Skye Aileana was a beautiful bird with white feathers and piercing blue eyes. She was known to be a regular at the restaurant, always taking advantage of the excellent food location.

Every day, Skye Aileana would fly to the restaurant and perch herself on a nearby rooftop, waiting for the perfect moment to swoop down and grab a tasty morsel of fish or shrimp. She was so adept at this that the restaurant staff started recognising her and often left some scraps out for her to enjoy.

One day, I was walking along the pier and noticed Skye Aileana perched on the peer in front of the restaurant, looking out towards the town. I was so taken with the beauty of the bird that I decided to create a painting of her.

I spent some time observing Skye Aileana and studying her movements, and I noticed how she would spread her wings and soar over the water. I also noted how she would rest on the rooftop, her feathers ruffling in the breeze.

Finally, the painting was complete. It was a stunning portrayal of Skye Aileana, capturing her beauty and grace in a way that had never been seen before. The seagull was so impressed with the painting that she decided to visit me and thank me personally.

From that day forward, Skye Ai leana and I became good friends. I would often bring Skye Aileana scraps of food from the restaurant, and Skye Aileana would pose for more paintings. The two of us would sit together and watch the sunset over the sea, enjoying each other's company.

And so, Skye Aileana became not just a seafood restaurant regular but a beloved figure in the community. Her beauty and grace had inspired a work of art, and her friendship had touched the heart of an artist. She lived out her days in Fort William, enjoying the best seafood in town and the company of her new friend.

Materials: Hahnemuehle acid-free and archival sheet of paper, professional-grade acrylic paints, and a few protective varnish coats

Style: Realism with the influence of Impressionism

Size: 32 x 24 cm (12.6" x 9.4"); the painting itself is 30 x 22 cm (11.85 x 8.75); this leads to a white margin around the image as a preparation for a mounting mat.

The artwork is not framed.

The second image shows the artwork, including the white margin around it. 


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