Oh boy! Spring is finally here, the birds are chirping like crazy, and I can't get enough of the very common house sparrow! Here is the beautiful Ms. Sparrow. Not the best most clearest picture...I admit, but watch how we turn a lemon into lemon aid! Come on....it's not as hard as you think...you can … Continue reading Let’s Paint a Female Sparrow!
The Eastern Bluebird is a beautiful bird that spends its summers breeding and living in my area before migrating south for the winter. They are not hard to find if you look in meadows and open fields especially if bluebird boxes have been set up there. The Little Red Schoolhouse has a few bluebird boxes in … Continue reading Let’s Paint an Eastern Bluebird!
Chickadees are one of my most favorite birds. I don't see them too much in the spring or summer, but rather they like to visit my feeder in autumn and especially in winter. Just recently two chickadees have visited my feeder everyday, several times a day. It is such a treat to watch these tiny … Continue reading Let’s Paint a Chickadee!
Oh BOY! Do you remember the other day when I had a tiny little chickadee visitor at my feeder? I love him so much that I want to try to capture his uplifting acrobatic personality right on watercolor paper! Here we go, let's make a watercolor painting of the black-capped chickadee on cold press watercolor paper... Step 1: I am … Continue reading Let’s Paint the Chickadee!