No Moment

As you can see, I am developing a lot of confidence in my ability to depict the distant figure of approaching birds. Here you will see the artist’s budding sensitivity to the need fowl have for a place where they may perch, subtly balancing the distant and the near, the background and the foreground, the invisible claws of the bird and the most visible clawlike branches of the tree with a not altogether displeasing view for said bird.

What is better than one approaching bird and a branch without leaves? Two approaching birds and a whole tree with leaves included.
What is better than one approaching bird and a branch without leaves? Two approaching birds and a whole tree with leaves included.
And here is where it has led, so far. The colors are a lot better--for once--on the original than on this scan. And of course you know what will come next: a veritable forest in mid-summer splendor and clouds of birds descending.
And here is where it has led, so far. The colors are a lot better–for once–on the original than on this scan. And of course you know what will come next: a veritable forest in mid-summer splendor and clouds of birds descending.