Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.

—Pablo Picasso—

Today I did a different kind of portrait; depicting the wild parrots that fly around town. Since I haven’t been in the mood to illustrate, I went heavy on the effects.

I thought it would be cool to make it look like it was drawn or hand painted. The way the parrot was sitting made it awkward, and I wanted to get a close-up of his/her claws. So… I deconstructed and reconstructed.

I cropped the head and moved it down. Now it looks like there are two! No? 🙂

Word of the Day Challenge: Illustrate


    1. Yes we hear them almost every day. I love them! They like our loquat tree and our neighbor has walnut tree maybe? They go up there and yap. This one I took a photo of finally saw me when I got too close. Flew right over my head yelling haha.


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