I had planned to post a different drawing, but the photo was mired in blue shadows that I couldn’t whisk away with Photoshop. So, I’m going with my ink drawing from Day 7 of Inktober. The drawing is already on my Instagram page, so to add a little newness to this post, I messed around […]
Happy DADABD (Day After Draw a Bird Day)! Thanks to Ron Dudley of Feathered Photography for letting me use his image of a Black-billed Magpie attacking a Swainson’s Hawk as a reference. I love the flight position! I used other photos to help me whimsically assign colours to the feathers. Black-billed Magpies are the birds […]
April 8th is Draw A Bird Day. In 1943, 7 year old Dorie Cooper visited her uncle, who had been wounded in the war, in a veteran’s ward of a hospital in England. Hoping to cheer him up, she asked him to draw a bird. On her following visits, other wounded soldiers also joined in […]
I went to McGill University in Montreal from 2002 to 2004. I lived a 10 minute walk from Mount Royal Park. It is a forest oasis in the heart of downtown Montreal, a great place to clear a congested brain.