Next up on the easel is an oil painting of a male blue grosbeak. I photographed this fellow along a brushy roadside in Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge. This piece currently measures out at 9x12" but I'm thinking of chopping the board down to an 8x10". After already starting work on it, I felt this piece would work better compositionally if the bird was more to the right. I should have given it more thought but was anxious to just get paintin'. For now, I'll leave it alone and decide later if it gets the table saw...he, he, he.
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