Here’s a small (5×7) colored pencil on smooth Bristol. I enjoyed working with the birds and ribbons theme and have finished four: Wren, chickadee, oriole and cardinal. Here they are at a glance and you can see the gallery here. Continue reading Colored Pencil: Birds, Eggs and Ribbons
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
I’ve been working on more birds and will have new paintings to post soon. In the meantime, I’ve been remiss in keeping updated as someone close to me pointed out that she had not seen several of the completed paintings posted. Sorry!
Here are two previously finished works. The Oriole is one of the backyard and best loved birds. I just love that he is orange and black and looks mischievous. Perfect for Halloween.
In painting this series, I seem to have an affection for Wrens. I’m happy to say that this Marsh Wren has a wonderful new home but I am working on one or two more.
“Songster”, 5×7 original watercolor Marsh Wren, Sold