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The Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

When I saw Kathy’s photos of the gorgeous Rose-breasted Grosbeak, I knew I just had to paint it!

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And since today is Draw A Bird Day, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to take out my watercolors and give it a whirl!

I started with a pencil sketch first:

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Added a base layer of watercolor:

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And finished it with several more layers:

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Check out Kathy’s blog at Backyard Bird Nerd if you haven’t already!  Her photos will make a bird lover out of you!

Cheers Friends!  🙂