Currently Browsing: sketching birds from life

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Why I Paint Birds (Or How I Feel about Portraiture)

    People have all sorts of involved, ecological, and philosophical reasons for drawing and painting birds. Years ago, participating in a group show of nature art I was faced with writing an artist’s statement about why I paint birds. I thought long and hard. I was an outlier at the show because all my […]

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In Context: Not the Time To Explain a Vignette

As an artist, you know whether it’s the right time to introduce the concept of “vignettes” or not. Pick your battles.

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Daily Practice for the Mind and the Body: Staying in the Game

Above: Aviary residents sketched with a hard solid felt tipped brush point “calligraphy” pen from Tomboy. I stopped on this day between visit with Phyl and CR, to take a mental break and refresh myself, and simply move the pen across the paper (Seawhite journal) and see how amenable the tip is to the quick […]

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