Birds are a particularly graceful and intriguing
class of animals. I have been working on this series of mixed-media
pen and ink + pastel drawings for the fun of exploring the shape
and different characteristics of a variety of birds. I'm not
spending hours birdwatching - the photos I work from come from reference
books on birds.
I am particularly drawn to birds exhibiting their
personality, or caught on alert, and looking, rather than simply