18"x28" limited edition canvas giclee' An early morning in the woods, waiting for the gobbler to come across the field, only to realize he had headed the other way. So we packed up and start walking out, as we turned the corner guess who's walking towards us. We all get spooked a little, at least we weren't the ones that ran and this painting came from that meeting. The light and how it plays among the trees and the shadows across the road, is really appealing. These same shadows act to deepen the painting, pushing the turkeys back. The turkey's placement tells the viewer that they have also just turned the corner and they also serve as a size reference.
"GAMBELS QUAIL" by Stephen Koury 12"x15" matted limited edition print These little guys are basically western birds and this painting is a study in color. The birds are painted as if there is an overcast sky allowing the colors of the surrounding vegetation to really shine. The eye is drawn from one point to another following the various colors.
12"x15"matted limited edition print This piece is about two Quail blending into fallen autumn leaves. The plumage completely blends in with the colors of the leaves. Quail use the behavior of holding completely still until found out then they explode into the air. This image is part of "The Little Jewels Series".