Tuesday, March 24, 2009

March 2009 Virtual Sketch Date: Two Birds and a Feeder

March 2009 Virtual Sketch Date
Watercolor, Micron 02 pigment pen

This month's Virtual Sketch Date was fun — I saw two birds with great attitude!

Please click here if you'd like to see the reference photo.

And here are the drawings and paintings from artists around the world on the VSD flickr site. It is always a treat to see the different interpretations people create from one photograph.

This is such an enjoyable monthly challenge. I encourage anybody who is interested to just jump right in and give it a go! Many thanks to VSD admins Rose, Jeanette and Stacy for making this challenge possible.


Sheila March 24, 2009 at 1:03 PM  

how bright and cheerful this is! Perfect for the start of Spring!

Lynn March 24, 2009 at 2:04 PM  

I really like the simplicity and clarity of your sketch. You're doing a great job on the VSD challenges.

About Maria Killam March 24, 2009 at 6:26 PM  

I felt a breeze of fresh air in my house as soon as I opened your blog! Thanks for your comment, and you are a very talented artist!

ego2005 March 25, 2009 at 7:15 AM  

Nicely done! Congratulations!

Lisa March 27, 2009 at 12:10 PM  

Hi Christine... I took your advice about jumping in to the VSD challenge. I did it! It was a blast to be painting and feeling creative again! Thanks.

BMoon March 27, 2009 at 1:00 PM  

I always love seeing what you do, Christine. As I've mentioned before, your art has such happiness and joy in it. Love it.

Anonymous March 27, 2009 at 1:16 PM  

Great job!!!

SYLVIANE March 27, 2009 at 2:48 PM  

your birds are funny, and apparently the left one is more happy than the other!

Sweet-Lemmon March 27, 2009 at 8:41 PM  


Sydney Harper March 28, 2009 at 10:45 AM  

What a lovely, cheerful painting! House finches do have quite an attitude. I love to watch them.

christine March 28, 2009 at 7:27 PM  

Thank you all so much for your kind comments!

And Lisa, I'm so glad you joined the challenge! It's a blast, isn't it?!?

Jonathan March 28, 2009 at 9:06 PM  

Light and loose! Very nice

Leah March 29, 2009 at 5:59 PM  

so sweet!!! i love the birds' faces. you can see their attitude!


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