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Got a good reason For taking the easy way out


The "Doctor" Is In...

While I was at Rockport and walking the beach park, as I mentioned in a previous post, I also went to Linda Castro Sanctuary and then on to Tule Creek Trail before taking a lunch break.


There, at Tule Creek Trail, I noticed an artist on the bridge. Curiosity got the better of me, and I walked up to investigate the work being done from her easel. We talked. She was working on a piece with oil pastels. Now, I've never done that, and the artist, Linda [not Linda Castro of the aforementioned sanctuary], was kind enough to give me some pointers if ever I wanted to begin learning.

The next day, Bud wanted to go to the bookstore, and I walked over to Hobby Lobby and purchased some oil pastels, a pad of paper especially for pastels and a small table-top easel for indoor work



Friday, I got up late, so going out in the extreme heat was not gonna happen!!  I began a project...All along since returning from the Jamaican cruise, I've had intentions of drawing [or painting] the national hummingbird of the island. I figured this was as good a time as any to try....





And finished it in a couple of hours. I'm hooked.



Bud got busy cleaning a frame we had on hand and wiping off the glass. Now, question is...where to hang it? lol
Jamaican National Bird "The Doctor Bird"
My one and only photo I got at the sugar cane plantation before it flew away...see here