|"Sing your song"|
I'm about to run out of pages in my sketchbook which is awesome! That means I'm really using it to learn this year!!
(DH said, those are some mighty eyebrows on the bird!)
I thought, those are interesting beads on the sun! (which I don't like in the composition but being marker, it's there now, no going back.
|a study of gesture|
... I looked up their symbolism to humans
The gist seems to be, feminism and change... with an element of mysticism. Perfect!
I decided things have about as much power as we assign to them.
Here is the short video by shayda campbell on painting owls, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnVZ5pw7eE8) and tried her way, then moved to google images to sketch from the thumbnail images. It's good to really look at an image and see the components, the shadows, the highlights.
Now for a fun video on making cards... I love the materials she used, and ordered the metallic paint set, some white gouache and some maskit from Dick Blick.