Birds are a great subject for a creative work. Rooster watercolor paintings are often packed with an array of vibrant colors. The feathers add beauty of the subject. The wattle and comb makes the bird more interesting to paint. This topic demands great deal of observation to achieve the realistic feel. The shadows, light, feathers and color values play an important role.
It is often recommended to try out layer by layer painting technique. Since the feathers are characterized with a rich array of colors, this would be helpful. Some artists used to sprinkle salt while painting the wattle. It helps to give a textured effect. The red wattle and comb looks attractive when painted in a contrast background. Roosters with spotted feathers look more beautiful. Here are some of the selected rooster paintings by famous artists.