Saturday, 21 October 2017

Friday, 22 September 2017

Welcome Swallow


Welcome Swallow, handmade watercolour, white gouache on Khadi handmade watercolour paper, 
25 x 24 cm, © Matteo Grilli.


This watercolour only required three colours, Prussian Blue, Madder Red Deep and Burnt Sienna and white gouache for some highlights.



Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Orange Bushbrown Butterfly


Orange Bushbrown, Mycalesis terminus, handmade watercolours on Fabriano paper, 15 x 18 cm, © Matteo Grilli

This small painting came after my visit to tropical north Queensland, a birding trip, although all other wildlife was just as interesting.



Sunday, 15 January 2017

Red-capped Plover


Red-capped Plover, handmade watercolour on Fabriano paper, 19.5 x 25 cm, © Matteo Grilli SOLD


One of my artwork was recently featured on an article written by Jesse Hawley on the Australian Geographic, it is a very interesting read about the Australian White Ibis.


Thursday, 15 December 2016

Double-eyed Fig-parrots on the Daintree River


Double-eyed Fig-parrots, handmade watercolour on Fabriano paper, 24 x 24 cm, © Matteo Grilli

This painting resulted after my trip to tropical north Queensland, the parrots are Double-eyed Fig-parrots, race macleayana and the river is the Daintree. I have composed this artwork putting together a number of photos. The bird on the left is the male, the female is on the right.

This image is available as a greeting card.





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