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In Memoriam, Brutus, Celestial Chicken

Posted by Kirsten Beitler on Saturday, August 24, 2013, In : The Art of Painting 

Here’s the newest member of the Celestial Chickens Series and the first rooster to be so honored, Brutus. This painting is in memoriam, as Brutus, a six month old Mille Fleur Serama cockerel that belonged to KATHY SHEA MORMINO, THE CHICKEN CHICK® passed away suddenly this week. You can read more about Brutus here.

I love painting chickens. I love their feathers, their colors, their personalities. Where does the “Celestial” come from? I’m not sure exactly, but it started out as a jo...

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Celestial Chicken Prints Available

Posted by Kirsten Beitler on Saturday, March 2, 2013, In : The Art of Painting 
Most of my artwork is kind of personal, including lots of portraits and self-portraits so I've never thought much about doing prints. I can't imagine someone wanting a living room full of me's, or if there is such a person it's probably better that I NOT enable them. 
I have, however, received many requests for prints from the Celestial Chickens series. So if anyone is wanting a print, I've set it up with Fine Art America. You can go to their site, choose your image, choose your size and canv...

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Mother and Child

Posted by Kirsten Beitler on Monday, December 10, 2012, In : The Art of Painting 
With my love for Pre-Renaissance religious art feed by my recent trip to the LACMA and The Getty which both featured 100's of delicious icons, altar pieces, and illuminated manuscripts, you know that the inevitable result would be similar pieces. Of course, most of my pieces feature chickens. I'm not trying to be sacrilegious or anything. I just really like painting chickens. 

Here's my nod to the venerable subject matter of the Madonna and Child with a chicken lovers twist, "Mother and Child...

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