It's spring and the robins have been hopping around in my garden winding their way through the tulips and daffodils in search of unsuspecting worms. Thought I would do a series of birds after I finished the meadowlark for a client. So this is the second one. Even though I love doing splashy loose things with watercolor I find I have a natural tendency to paint "tight". I decided I'm going to quit fighting myself for now and go with it. Trying to decide what my next bird should be... If there is anyone still reading my blog, do you have a favorite? :)
This is the first bird painting I did earlier in April - a meadowlark I started for a client and ended up redoing much looser at her request, but this was my preference.