I like it when I can mix up the greens with another colour. Especially purple! Helps the birds to pop out, I think.
Posts tagged ‘bird art’
I never get tired of seeing all of the Blue Herons in Jericho Park in Vancouver. There are so many – nesting in the trees, feeding at the ponds and flying over. Further down along Spanish Banks, dozens wade into low-tide looking for a meal. Lots of painting opportunities.
There seems to be a lot of hummingbirds around lately. I see or hear one every time I am out for a walk. I guess they are enjoying the stretch of sunny weather and perhaps the quiet, empty streets.
The early bird gets the worm. It’s true – I recently read that Robins prefer to eat worms in the morning and fruit later in the day.
I would have preferred this bird to pop out a bit more but I guess I was working against his natural camouflage. I even removed the snow from the branches, as it was too similar to his head. I’m still not quite happy with it, but time to move on to the next one.
I really enjoyed working on the first crow painting, so I decided to do a couple more. Here is # 2.