The Bluebird: God Inspired
13 7/8" x 11 1/8" - watercolorThe bluebirds have been a delight at our feeders this winter. I was able to capture this male waiting to indulge. I loved working on this scene. It takes a little figuring out to have both a foreground and a background show in a 2-dimensional "contrast". I achieved that by putting the bg "wet on wet". But first I blocked out the bird and the foreground branches. When the wet on wet was totally dry, I removed the mask-it and painted the details of the resting bluebird and the branches. I love this result.