Pen on paper/moleskine notebook.
Freehand from a photo.
5.5 X 7 inches.
<=30 minutes.

This is a portrait of Karen Langlie (Wisteriax) and her pigeon Daddy Bird for the Portrait Party. Please check out Karen’s wonderful artwork here:

I obviously don’t know enough about feathers and wings; I was not able to fake Professor Plum to my own satisfaction where the photo was not clear enough for the level of detail I was aiming for. Of course I don’t know whether Professor Plum was proud, or even aware, that he was about to become a father…