A colorful wild parrot flying in the hills of St. Lucia in the mountainous rainforest.
The Saint Lucia amazon also known as the Saint Lucia parrot is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to Saint Lucia and is the country's national bird. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist mountain forest. It is threatened by habitat loss. Wikipedia
This one one-of-a-kind piece was painted in a batik technique using cold wax resist, water-based pigments applied to 12mm Habotai silk. When framed behind glass the painting looks vibrant and rich.
With eruptive vibrant colors, artist Daniel Jean-Baptiste uses silk as his canvas and nature as his inspiration. His painting style is known as “The shimmering light water technique” is very distinct with the use of wet on wet brushstrokes resulting in a textured light effect of the natural white silk showing as highlights in his compositions.
November 1st, 2018
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