Winter has been flirting with Ohio. I think it is settling in, though. Not horrifyingly cold, but cold enough to make me glad for the fire.
So, I have been working on the third painting of my present commission. Here is the first wip (work in progress) photo:
The underpainting, which is also the sky, took five layers, because I didn’t like it and kept painting over it. All the different layers, though, give it depth and interest. I really like it. It looks better in person than it does in the photo. (I think it does, anyway…)
Here are a few photos from my camera play over the last few days:
On Tuesday, I heard what sounded like a bird hitting a window, but I was busy and forgot about it. Later, I took Toby out through the garage and when the door went up, this is what I saw:
This is what I like to see:
Autumn birds speak cheerful poetry from their berry-stained beaks.