I have reworked the birds and experimented with some colors. The media are ink pens, prismacolor markers, and prismacolor pencils on vellum. I think the male pheasant looks much better, what do you all think?
I have been commissioned a very interesting project, one that appeals to my artist alter ego, and I wish to share it with you as it evolves. My clients have asked for a painting which later will be transformed into a mosaic and installed at their house in Colorado. The clients want a bucolic scene, and they have four children whom they wish to include in the composition. Here's the preliminary sketch:
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