Today’s sketch is based on the well known Albrecht Dürer painting known as Wild Hare which it barely resembles. It actually reminds me more of the rabbit mask in Donnie Darko, which pleases me in its own way.
8×10″ pencil on paper. Based on this.
Raptors always look like they’re preoccupied with something very serious. My obsession with pencil work continues as I browse my extensive collection of bird photographs.
Immature Brown Pelican from a photo of mine.
Pencil sketch made from one of my photos.
A Red-shouldered Hawk, from a photo taken earlier this year.
A juvenile Grackle begging its mom for a meal, from a photo I took in Galveston years ago. Young birds tend to grow very quickly to adult size but may continue to behave like infants, following mom around squawking for food, or demanding that properly conducted and verified elections be overturned.
Added a new post category to the blog: DRAWING. I sometimes wonder why people spend time imagining unicorns when you can actually see zebras. Are they not magical enough for you?