Blue Bird Wreath

Blue Bird Wreath - student project

I kept the design of the wreath simple by repeating the same pattern in different colors. I used umber, yellow ochre, burnt sienna (mixed with a little yellow ochre), and blue-gray made by mixing cerulean blue with umber. The bird was painted in lighter shades of the leaf colors. I added dots of color to break up the all the similar bits.

I liked the way this came out so I printed the design onto a greeting card:

Blue Bird Wreath - image 1 - student project

Thanks for a really fun class Denise!

Kelli McNichols

artist / art instructor