I first started on the texture samples and had a blast. I made 18 samples and I think this is something I will be doing more often. So relaxing to be just doing color, patterns and colors.
And then I began at the big assignment. First I wanted to do an insect, but I just wasn't feeling it. Then I found a referencepicture of a Jackson's widowbird and just wanted to start painting. And this is is the result:
Your lessons were amazing and I really liked doing the assignments. I can't wait till the next course.