Thursday, March 17, 2011

Bird & its environment study

I found this art idea at an art show a while ago and it's one of those things I filed away until the time is right.  I've been itching to work at watercolor for a while now, so I sat down this morning and tried this idea out.  It's a ruby-throated hummingbird study, with it's environment surrounding it in black ink.  I'm quite pleased with the beginning work; so much so, that I went to Michael's and purchased a better quality water color paper and some masking fluid.  I'd like to try this again when I'm not so rushed to get something out for inspiration for a kid's class....and do something just for me.

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