Tag Archives: Blue Jay

Wren – Colored Pencil

I’ve been back at the drawing table and have some good things to show for it. This House Wren is Prismacolor colored pencils on smooth bristol.

It’s a combination of birds and a theme from years ago: ribbons. It’s monochromatic in browns and yellows with some black and white. It felt good to combine the two things and see what happened. Continue reading Wren – Colored Pencil

Two Blue Jays – Which do You Prefer?

It’s been a while since a post – again! Let’s face it, time spent at the computer is time NOT spent painting or drawing or writing. Well, a lot of writing is at the computer, but you get what I mean. Time spent creating is not the same as time spent telling about creating.

On to today’s good stuff! Here are two watercolors of a blue jay. Same format, same colors – Cerulean Blue, Manganese Blue and Mars Black –worked at the same time. One is much better to my eye, what do you think? Do you like #1 or #2, this one or that one?

I’m curious which one is more appealing to you. The winner will become a greeting card in my Etsy shop so please comment!