Bird-Plant-Butterfly - student project

... using Gouache for the first time and missing some colors in my palette to mix. To work this kind of abstract is new to me as well. Usually I draw botanicals as realistic as possible with polychromos (Instagram) or the other way 150% abstract as in my work on Society6.

I know there are holes in the design around the edges, composition is something I need to work on.

For reference plants, bird etc. I search the Biodiversity Heritage Library.Bird-Plant-Butterfly - image 1 - student projectBird-Plant-Butterfly - image 2 - student projectBird-Plant-Butterfly - image 3 - student project