Day: July 5, 2019

Draw-a-Bird Day: short crested coquette

Originally posted on method two madness:
I consulted with the Oracle about this tiny (3″) Mexican hummingbird, one of many of the endangered bird species of the world.  Less than 1000 are estimated to exist. I did my first sketch, above, in colored pencil, but felt the colors lacked enough vibrancy, so I painted the top one with my metallic watercolors. Flowers grow feathered wings humming…

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