This photograph of this squirrel on a pumpkin was taken at at Descanso Gardens. He was surrounded by acorns, but preferred the pumpkin. I thought it was very cute and perfect for National Pumpkin Day. I hope that you will enjoy this photo!
I love to paint animals, you may see some of my finished paintings at lisarusso.com if you'd like.
Here is a sketch of a big eyed maiden. I think she has a very direct gaze and her hair is flowing gently around her... I think she is most likely a mermaid, although she could also be a goddess or a fairy angel. I'm unsure if I'll paint her or not, but I did enjoy sketching her.
I've decided to try and do a sketch a day in October. This is day 26.
This is a rough sketch.