I was watching a green heron stalk tiny air bubbles the other day. It stood up and ruffled its feathers for a bit. Shortly after that it flew away. Below is a watercolor pencil sketch (sans wash) of that ruffled moment.
I was sitting on the back porch, reading. I was wearing my red hoodie to as shade to the sun. There was a buzzing behind my head. I’ve lived in California long enough to become used to hummingbirds, so I knew one was checking me out. It was ever so brief. I felt like a […]
This study is the third ‘bird’ sketch i did in the past couple of days (see Bird Watching and Bird Watching Bird). It could be a bird in the throes of a mating dance (note the curled toes).