Thursday, January 18, 2018

Daily Drawings: Northern Cardinal Day 17

Day 17 is another male cardinal. I like the easiness of this one. He's rounded, lightly shaded, and looking backwards.


Monday, January 15, 2018

Daily Drawings: Northern Cardinals Days 13 and 14

Day 13's drawing is another female cardinal perched on a branch.
Day 14 is a simple male cardinal, reminiscent of a Christmas card.


Sunday, January 14, 2018

Blessings

"When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around." Willie Nelson

I am so blessed.
I went back to tennis practice after a two week break. It was exhilarating and enjoyable. I am so glad I took the time off and so glad I was able to get back to it.
I spent a day in the glass studio working on a few new projects. I enjoy the process of creating new pieces and coming up with new images.
My mixed partner and I played a rather interesting tennis match. It was not a enjoyable time, but we were able to get through the match, chat about it and feel better about our strategy and partnership.
My Thursday partner was away this week, so I played with a player whom I had not met. We had a great match and a great time together. It was so enjoyable and rather rare, to click with a partner on the tennis court right away. I was grateful to have the opportunity to play with such a good sport.
The winds have been super fierce this past week. The waves on the gulf of Mexico have been huge with 10- 12 foot swells. It's been unusual and quite the sight.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Daily Drawings: Northern Cardinal Day 12

Here's another female cardinal drawing. This one is a simpler version of a bird resting on a branch. It's one of my favorites.



Friday, January 12, 2018

Daily Drawing: Northern Cardinal Day 11

Day 11 is another female cardinal. This one has more of a variation in the color, from light to dark. There is some texture for the feathers, but mostly simple shapes.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Daily Drawings: Northern Cardinal Day 10

Day 10's Cardinal is another female. This drawing was made of simple shapes and lots of layers of colors.