A "Journal of Paintings" by Jon Conkey,
Themeworks was a "one-year-long" record of my progress in the art of "oil painting", and an attempt to paint 365 paintings in one year. Changing the monthly theme allowed me to focus on subjects I may not have otherwise painted. As an artist, I was looking for discovery and breakthroughs in my works through this daily practice.
This baby macaw had a very special personality: unfortunately, she passed away from an extremely rare bird disease at just a few months old. For those who own pets, many know how human like their characters can be. JLC SOLD