Where’s Bert?

Where's Bert? Painting of penguins by Simon Birtall
‘Where’s Bert?’ painting by Simon Birtall

This painting, made in summer 2016, depicts a Humboldt penguin colony. It is based on reference photos taken on a trip to Gweek Seal Sanctuary in Cornwall on a beautiful summer’s day in May 2013. Three of the penguins occupy themselves on dry land whilst their friend takes a dip. The painting was made in Winsor & Newton Griffin alkyds on Daler-Rowney medium grain canvas. It is now available to buy via the PayPal ‘Buy Now’ link below.

‘Where’s Bert’ (2016)
Oils on canvas
60.0 x 60.0 x 2.2 cm (approx.)
£595

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Painting of penguins by Simon Birtall
‘Where’s Bert?’ (detail) painting by Simon Birtall

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