Monday, February 24, 2014

Blue Bird


I felt that I just had to do some art today for my sanity! With cold weather coming back soon and some other stressful things going on in my life, art is the most relaxing thing that I do. This one is a bluebird and we have lots of them here. I expect to see them as soon as warmer weather truly arrives. They are usually all over my pastures fighting for prime nesting boxes. I really look forward to seeing them again. The flower looks a little like thistle to me and that is one thing we do not want in our pastures. Thistles will just take over a pasture if you don't carefully get rid of them. I know they are beautiful but I had just as soon not see them here except maybe in my paintings. The magazine picture below my painting is what inspired my painting.

7 comments:

Susan said...

That's beautiful!

Linda Standart said...

Nicely done, Nancy. Bluebirds do love Teasel. And it's such a pretty plant despite being rather invasive.

Yvonne. said...

Very lovely colours, and a nice painting. I hope your sanity is restored! Maybe another painting is in order!

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Your painting turned out beautiful Nancy!
I hope all will be good for you !
xxx
Susi

Jeannette said...

Wow,your Bird its wonderful,the clors are beautiful,and he looks so cute.
i hope all will be good for you.

Lovely greetings Jeannette

Pia Rom said...

So well captured Nancy!! These birds are very good models for sure...those colors are amazingly inspiring!! Lucky U to have them all around!! And yes arting makes me happy too, everytime I am doing it! Thank you so much for linking another time to Mix It Monthly again ♥ Conny

Joanne Huffman said...

Beautiful bluebird - hope you stay thistle free.