Bird A Week Challenge: Week 22/52

I saw these cute bird motifs in the scrapbook section of our local craft shop, and figured they would come in handy some time.  Well, I used it for this weeks challenge, and made Pinkie a birdie bonnett:




Drawing Lab 2011: Student’s Choice #2

This week was another student’s choice lab.  My fellow lab student Melinda was kind enough to e-mail me the first two assignments I missed at the beginning of the year.  One of these was to draw cats.  Here are my two favorite ones.  The first is a drawing of a vintage/kitschy cat salt & pepper shaker that I remember from childhood:

I’m going to have to find one of these for myself one day.  The second drawing is based on cats I saw a drawing of some time ago by artist Rosina Wachtmeister.  She draws wonderful cats that have slightly human like expressions, and sleek elongated bodies. After drawing them in pencil/colored pencil, I extracted the cats and used some digital graphics and quote to make a layout: