Today is the birthday of someone very special, and this bird is for her! It’s the first in a series of three.
For those of you interested in my process, I started with a pencil sketch and then went over it in black pen:
I then used a mixture of different materials to add color including marker, watercolor pencil, acrylic paint, and white conte crayon- really, whatever I had around:
And as usual, my helper attempted to drink the paint water and steal my markers:
i love the progress photos! did you train your helper to be so helpful?
she is so naturally. though most of the time she just tries to sit on whatever I’m doing (be it drawing, reading, writing, typing..)