Artwork by Sergio26 October 2011

Melissa surprised me for my birthday with a commissioned painting of my family's dear pet bird Gordie (previously).

The talented artist responsible for this is our friend Sergio Quiñones, who has an Etsy shop full of his original work. His attention to detail and ability to conjure emotion and character in his paintings is masterful.

Sergio is also a big fan of Rufus, and surprised Melissa and I with this painting of the little guy.

Thank you so much, Melissa and Sergio. These are fantastic pieces of art.

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