This photograph of this bird on a cactus was taken at at Huntington Gardens. He loved the tuna on the cactus. While I was there, three birds vied for this position, it must have been a very tasty tuna... 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 mermaid with angelfish. This sneak peek is the basis for a larger painting I am working on. It is in my tiny sketchbook that measures 3.5x5.5 inches.
I've decided to try and do a sketch a day in November. This is from day 16.
This is a sketch in colored pencils. I'm not really a colored pencil artist but I am exploring something new for the sketchbook. I will be juxtaposing my usual rough sketches with the colored pencil sketches at varying intervals. I tend to sketch very lightly, so these and my usual pencil ones are darkened a bit in photoshop for online viewing.