Nicole Perretta has been drawing and painting birds since she was 9 years old , her interest in birds began at that time.Nicole studied art in high school at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts. She enjoys working in many mediums but her favorites are watercolor, acrylic and prismacolor. Nicole is also a published artist. She has illustrated the books, " Understanding the Life of Birds", by Patrick G. Coyle, and " The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook" by Dr. Gary A. Gallerstein. A second edition of the latter mentioned book will be out at the end of this year and contain additional illustrations drawn by Nicole. She also illustrated the," Taxonomy of the Marsh Wren", by Philip Unitt, Collection Manager of Birds and Mammals for the San Diego Natural History Museum. Nicole also illustrates for the museum's Bird Atlas newsletter, "Wrenderings", that is published every three months. Click here to go to Nicole`s web page.
"NORTHERN GOSHAWK" 20" x 30"... Acrylic on canvas, by Nicole Perretta