Friday, August 24, 2018

Kate Halpin Paints Beautiful Birds and Plants on Birch Wood

Kate Halpin is an artist and botanist who grew up in Alaska, and presently living in Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California. When she was only a little girl she discovered love for plants and the natural world around. She is trained as a plant systematist with a master’s degree in botany. Kate Halpin paints on beautiful birch wood grain with rich stains that results into luminous backgrounds for her detailed plant, bird and animal subjects. Her owls are in particular captivating. The craftsmanship in the feathers is absolutely jaw-dropping. 

You can find reproduction of her original paintings here. To view what's she working on and her paintings from the past you can visit Instagram.