Saturday, March 5, 2016

Life Book 2016 - Week 6

The Week 6 project was to create a piece with 'quirky' birds perched on a tree branch.  I wanted to complete a piece in a day and decided the tree was going to take too long.  So, I made a single quirky bird.

Part of the assignment was to also explore using a wet-on-wet watercolor technique.  I really liked it!

Anyway, my quirky gal is dressed in bumblebee camouflage wearing a tutu and loves platform shoes.
I like how the stamping reinforces a decorative element.  The empty space beforehand was distracting Down the road, I may change the background color/treatment further, since it is quite plain.  

This piece was created through a class offered by Tamara Laporte from Willowing Arts Ltd. For more information, visit this link:

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  1. Forget the tree, this is adorable! I love her backstory---a bird hiding in a tree pretending it's a bee! This must be an awesome class.