Anyway, I was having a very nice, peaceful time while the weather was transitioning. My commissioned piece is done but for the stretching and my Zentangled Rose is waiting for stretching too. I even managed a pen & ink drawing (all tiny dots) and I read 2 novels ! A time well spent !
I don't have much in the way of progression shots and will post photos after the pieces have been stretched.
|Red Maple Sapling will probably be the title of this piece ... I hate choosing titles !|
|From an old newspaper clipping of Greg Meyer, an old farmer who probably died in the 80's|
|white paper does not photograph well !|
|I tried to lighten it but I don't have good editing skills.|
While having coffee with my friend Helen, we saw a dead bird on the balcony ... probably flew into a window. I had never seen an Eastern (designated by the yellow feathers and spines underneath), Northern Flicker before ! Poor thing. This bird is a member of the woodpecker family but does his hunting on the ground (ants and beetles) and is the only member that migrates.
And on another day I saw this on a window ...
... can you see it ? The muddy imprint of a robin that mistook the window for a fly-though !
Can almost hear it thinking it's last thoughts !