The Year Of Drawing Adventurously – Week 31: Collection

Following the chart to 52 drawings this year.

I am not a collector, unless you count books, and I’ve already done a sketch of a stack of books. After that, the first thing that came to mind was bottles. I’ve never had a bottle collection, unless you count my liquor cabinet, but I thought they would be fun to draw and good practice in shading. And after I finished the initial drawing, I decided to see how it would look in color. Here are my collections:

The Year Of Drawing Adventurously – Week 21: Bird

Following the chart to 52 drawings this year.

In mid to late May, the Baltimore Orioles return to Southeastern Pennsylvania. Their song is my favorite of all the birds. They are very shy, so I rarely see them, but their double noted trill is distinct. Early in the morning, with the sun just peeking through the trees, you can hear them calling to each other. Here is my Baltimore Oriole done in colored pencil so as to show off the bright orange markings: