5x7" pastel on sanded paper
This is worked from a photo I admired (from ronnieb) at morgueFile, a reference photo site. I was drawn to the light, cool colors of the bird on the contrasting cypress trunks.
Sometimes it is refreshing to use the photos of others (which are being clearly offered for common use...almost all photos online are copyrighted, including mine on this blog). The ones I choose are usually subjects I'm very familiar with but just have a certain something I personally haven't captured digitally.
A bit of subtle house cat drama, subtle interaction being the exception with these guys...
while sunbathing below a bright skylight...Stormy, the bathed, narrates.
wait, i'm not so sure i want tis...
now don't stop...