Heron

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Heron watercolor by Amy Crook

Heron watercolor by Amy Crook

I painted the background for this heron a while back, and then decided to put the bird in by the request of a patron. And by patron I mean my mom, who has already bought and paid for it. Hi, Mom!

Heron, 8″x8″ watercolor on paper, nfs (sold).

Heron, detail, by Amy Crook

Heron, detail, by Amy Crook

Above, you can just see the tiny bit of iridescent paint hiding in the heron’s details, mainly along the crest feather and the darkest bits of the body feathers. Below, you can see it in a frame, proving once again that electronics hate to reproduce certain shades of blue.

Heron, framed art by Amy Crook

Heron, framed art by Amy Crook

 

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  1. […] Monday I showed off my lovely Heron, and Tuesday there were not only tentacles but classic Holmes and Watson. Wednesday I talked about my teeth and the pain both physical and financial I’m dealing with. Thursday the Motherfucking Bunny dared you to make me an offer I couldn’t refuse, and Friday Spock urged you all to live long and prosper. Finally, Saturday we saw a wee tiny sketch of Bilbo and Smaug on a bookmark. […]