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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Animals, Bluebird by Melisa McCurley

My dog has been asleep with her face to the wall for the past 2 hours so I guess she doesn't want to be sketched. I'll start with a bluebird in honor of spring. I love bluebirds but don't see them here very often. Blue Jays are everywhere but bluebirds are a rare treat. Colored pencil on a scrap piece of black charcoal paper (hence the chunk missing from the corner).


7 comments:

  1. Melisa, lovely job on this!!! I love the shading on the feathers. Wow!

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  2. This is a beautiful piece Melissa.

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  3. Beautiful Melissa you did. We have lots of blue jays. Noisy guys. Bluebirds we don't have maybe once year I am lucky to see two.

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  4. Beautiful work in colored pencils! Love it on the black background too. Wow! Bravo! Wow!

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  5. Awesome work. It's a beautiful blue bird. We too gets lots of blue jays who are very territorial. It's beautiful.

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  6. Beautiful painting of the blue bird, and you have really captured the texture of the feathers, and the colouring is lovely. I don't know how large or small the blue jay is, but here in UK we have a bird that looks similar, just a tiny bird. They often flit around from bush to tree to bush in the gardens around our apartment in little groups of about six to a dozen.

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