Sunday, June 10, 2007

Chipping Sparrow


I need to do more birds.
1. They're cute.
2. My bird drawings have improved.
3. Great watercolor practice both on the birds and the backgrounds.

I'm not overly interested in birds, but the basic drawings are simple ... simpler than when I tried some bird exercises two months ago ... and hopefully they will help me develop skill with backgrounds.

Based on photo by The Nature Nook on Flickr.

11 comments:

glynn said...

You've made a lot of progress since Feb. Good therapy aye. Good for what ails you.

Africantapestry said...

This is so sweet..it is a beautiful illustration. Great shading again and you did great on his eye - this is really lovely!
Ronell

Karen Winters said...

Nicely done, Jenny. Good proportions and a feeling of the character of the bird. He looks alert and ready to take flight.

Lin said...

BEAUTIFUL! Such a cheerful looking fellow!

Teri C said...

It's wonderful!! I love those little chipping sparrows and you captured their cheery alert look perfectly!

juj said...

Oh! He's adoreable. I agree - you need to do more birds! LOL

laserone said...

OH how cute cute cute! I just love tiny birds. This is a beautiful painting. :)

SCquiltaddict said...

LOVELY bird...

andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

lovely!

platitudinal said...

I truly love your clean lines and "unassuming" coloring. Nothing competes with each other so we can just enjoy the lovely bird.

jill said...

love this little guy. so cute and yet so realistic. great job!