Rainbows and Reds
This oil on canvas painting portrays on of my favourite Australian native birds the Rainbow Lorikeet, a species of Parrot found along the eastern sea board of Australia from South Australia to northern Queensland. Also in Papua New Guinea and parts of Indonesia. They are a medium sized parrot about 25 to 30cm tall when fully grown. They feed on pollen mostly from Eucalypts and berries and fruits. Both males and females have this brilliant colouring and only people who know the species well can tell the difference.
Naturally, the Rainbow ‘Lorrie” as they are commonly known, has a great fan club. They are a highly intelligent and affectionate bird with a comical personality, so they also make great pets. They have been known to live up to 30 years. In the wild, they are also feisty character who defend their territory and nesting well. We have many living around our house and I regularly see them attacking larger predatory birds in packs during nesting. Their comical character makes them great entertainment, beautiful to look at with a loud and excited nature.
My painting comes from separate photos of birds I have taken at my home and put together to form a complete image. The tree they sit on is a Red Flowering Gum tree, a Eucalypt that has these beautiful red flowers, a favorite of the Lorries. I have tried to portray these feisty enthusiastic characters in the comfortable setting of the red flowering gum, just as we see them in real life. They are an awesome native Australian.
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Who is the artist?
Peter Jantke is an artist living in South East Queensland Australia. Together with his wife Loletta, they have developed an art based business selling his artworks and using his images to produce a number of commercial products. For further information on Peter, Loletta and their business please follow this link to the about us page.
What is meant by ‘Petes Art’?
Peter produces two kinds of images – his own work and the commercial artwork needed for the business. The difference between the two is simple. His choice of subjects and style and the subjects and styles required to produce commercially diverse and generally appealing products. ‘Pete’s Art’ is the work he undertakes for his own pleasure and personal artistic development.
What mediums are the originals done in?
Peter paints in oils, pastels, pencils and using digital applications like Adobe Photoshop. All images, including the digital images are a traditional style using brush, pastel blocks and airbrushes.
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Generally, no they don’t although there are a few that have them. This is listed on the description pages. For the purpose of website display, most of the images are framed digitally.
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