7″x5″ Acrylic and colored pencil on wood Finished! I added the light from the window on the wall and trimmed down the whiskers a little.
The Birdcage (in progress 4)
This one looks a lot like the last update, but I did work on it. Honest. I messed a little with the birdcage part and the bird and the feather. Just the background and a few little details left to finish up on this one.
The Birdcage (in progress 3)
Here’s the next round on The Birdcage. Kind of calming down that electric blue a little, and getting the colors on the cat closer to where they need to be. I’m still working on the shadows and highlights, but this should give you a better idea of the light source. I’m trying (really hard) to paint foreground parts first so …
The Birdcage (in progress 2)
I know it looks bad, but it’s just the underpainting. Sorry. No electric blue cats with cartoon whiskers.
The Birdcage (in progress: sketch)
I had an idea to do another black cat, but this time I wanted to do something different. Bring a little story into the painting. Here’s the sketch I came up with. So if the cat’s going to be black, I thought I could make the bird yellow and the wall a desaturated purple-ish. I’ve been working somewhat big lately. Well, not necessarily …