Thursday, March 17, 2011

Drawing - Tree Swallow Number Two

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Tree Swallow - Graphite on Paper
Copyright 2011, Nicole MacPherson

Wow, this has been a long time coming!  I actually started a few drawings since finishing the last one, but this is the first one done!

This little guy was stretching and preening, not paying any attention to me at all.  I liked this pose because it reminded me of the moment - that stretching and preening.  It wasn't until I was well into the drawing that I noticed it was actually a pretty funny pose!  What's he saying?  "It's thaddaway!" or maybe shilling for a deodorant commercial - "no white marks"! 

My dear swallow friend, you have nothing but white marks! 
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8 comments:

  1. Beautiful drawing Nicole, and such a lovely pose.

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  2. Beautiful pose and drawing Nicole

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  3. Wonderful!! I'm glad to see more of your drawings, they are excellent!!

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  4. Thanks Dawn, Mia and Harold!! I hope to pick up the pace a little, five months seems a little extreme!

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  5. Very nice textures and subtle detail. Great to see your new drawings! When do the Tree Swallows arrive back around Manitoba?

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  6. Thanks Fraser! I usually don't see any til early May. :)

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