Colin has just finished this lovely painting of a red grouse.   It’s a male bird in superb breeding plumage, and lit by the early morning sun;   the almost abstract background and the bleached stalks of dead heather in front give a startling three-dimensional effect.

Copyright © Colin Woolf

Copyright © Colin Woolf

Copyright © Colin Woolf

Entitled ‘On the Alert’, the painting is now for sale on Colin’s website;  you can see this and other images in progress on his Latest Paintings page.