Monday, December 17, 2012

Tribute to a winter beauty


 A little softer colour, which one do you think works best?
 I found this thrush when we got home today she had hit the window and died. She was so beautiful that I had to try to capture her.

 The dried grasses and lichen branches are really standing out in the grey landscape right now and the birds colours pop in contrast.

 I'm not sure if I prefer the richer colours or the softer palette.


carol l mckenna said...

Lovely creations ~ not sure how you do that ~ but wonderful work ~

(A Creative Harbor) ~ aka ArtMuseDog and Carol ^_^

Catharine said...

Thank you for the kind comment. She was a beautiful bird, I feel for the birds when they hit windows I think it is the loww winter sky casts a different light.

lorik said...

I like the second one best - the bird is closer. Beautiful illustration!

pauline said...

So beautiful... and sad that she hit the window. :-(
I love the softer colours. You did a great job with capturing the bird. Excellent work! xox

Amber said...

Poor little bird, but the illustration is beautiful. I cannot decide which one I prefer.