Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Karl Martens: Watercolor Paintings

I recently discovered the gorgeous work of Karl Martens an artist from San Francisco. He paints his birds from memory using watercolors and charcoal on hand-made paper.

"I look at a bird and a specific expression or posture, which particularly expresses the personality of the bird, sticks in my mind. Then I paint..." 

Some of his paintings are available in form of limited edition prints for purchase at