Tag Archive: bird

Jun 04

Two Birds Postcard

two birds postcard

 I think my original intent was to cut these birds out afterwards and paste them onto another piece of paper, but I never did. The feet are always problematic. I’m not even sure what kind of birds these are. A jay and a…something. I altered the colors based on “inks that I own that aren’t …

Continue reading »

May 04

Flying Sparrow

Whenever I hate my drawings, I remind myself that at least I can draw birds. Though, not all my birds are perfect. Owls especially are pretty awful. (Or is that owful?) Flying birds are easier than sitting birds, because like many people, I’ve often been fascinated by wings, and wings are almost always shown outstretched. …

Continue reading »

Apr 06

Magpie Postcard

flying magpie postcard

This is another postcard where I sketched the bird on the printed-resist paper and then filled it in with ink later. You can see the script in the magpie’s wing. I used white ink on the white patch on the wing and the neck and tail, but it’s very difficult to tell, which makes me …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Blue Jay and Chintz

bluejay on old roses

Here’s another bird drawing that I did while on the phone. I sketched it with the pen I usually write with, my favorite uniball vision elite, and when I got home I finished inking it in with a brush and some liquid blue ink. I’d hoped that the background patter would have made more of …

Continue reading »

Mar 12

Birds and Bees Monoprint

bird and bees monoprint

Older posts «