Spring's Call

This weekend, I spotted a cardinal perched on a bare tree in our backyard. It was a nice reminder that, even in this snowy and cold winter, that Spring is inevitable and around the corner.

I couldn't get to my camera in time, but I was inspired enough by the site to try and "paint" a rendition of the scene in Photoshop. I'm not very good at digital painting, but I went for the look of bold strokes, almost bordering on impressionism.

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I'd love to hear your comments!