Saturday, March 10, 2012

Baltimore Oriole Among Lilac In Watercolor

Baltimore Oriole watercolor painting
Baltimore oriole perched in Lilac tree. This could have easily have been a scene from my front yard, we have a Japanese Lilac on the front lawn which birds seem to love to perch in.

I painted an earlier version in acrylic. This watercolor differs a bit in composition, the most obvious it being in landscape orientation. I think I have more fun painting in acrylics, its faster too, painting in watercolor goes slow for me but there's not as much to clean up after its finished