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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Fall Harvesting # 61

This is a chickaree, the West Coast version of a red squirrel. At this time of year they are busy harvesting cones for winter, dropping them off the trees one by one. I wanted to capture how daring and atheletic they are. I worked from a tiny image on one of my photos.


Pencil and watercolor in an Aquabee sketchbook.


Margaret Bednar said...

You have outdone yourself! The energy of this little guy jumps out from the painting. Love it.

Claire M said...

What a cute little guy here.

Kelly said...

ACK!!! You're melting my heart. This has Christmas card written all over it.