Operation Gaia fundraiser by Changeling Artist Collective
Posted 4 years ago and submitted by Mariya Prytula | Share link: http://illo.cc/66379

Last week, I painted a small hummingbird family for the “Operation Gaia” fundraiser held by Changeling Artist Collective for the National Audubon Society.

It’s quite strange to think of hummingbirds as strong and resilient creatures. But, as the smallest of birds, they persist through storms, habitat destruction and pollution time and time again. They are a reminder that no matter how small or helpless we feel, we can weather the storm and even protect the vulnerable.

Mariya Prytula
Children's Illustrator
Austin, USA

Specializes in picture books, book covers, black and white middle grade interiors, and nature illustration. Water based media is my jam but Procreate is a close second!

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Profile updated 4th March, 2021
Member since 4th January, 2016
IPPPY Gold, INDIES Foreword Finalist, Spark Award Honor from SCBWI, Moonbeam Award Best Illustrator, NAPPA Award winner, Austin ArtBoards winner, Reader's Choice Illustration Gold …
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Prytula’s painted illustrations are fantastic, rendering realistic, incredibly detailed nature scenes with swirls of color and texture. - Kirkus Review _________ The illustrations in Little Moss, Big Tree are outstanding. Light pastel watercolors fill the page and invite the reader to escape and all the trees, snail, animals, and leaves are illustrated accurately with soft hues of color. __________ You taught me what was possible and expected when working with other artists.You were so patient with me while working through an unfamiliar etiquette. It was a real kindness. - Client feedback
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