Today I have been experimenting with simple bird drawings and various views, positions, species. It’s amazing how a slight change of line can convey such a different feeling. I’ve been stuck with weird blank looking faces on all my birds and need to figure out how to make them happy smiling birds instead! I have been sketching and working in Illustrator all this time, but realized it was time for a break…or maybe a nap?
One thing I really like to do is leave little notes. I’m a huge fan of post-it notes, so darn handy! But sometimes they are just really boring to look at. So I create little note cards to scribble notes on for friends and family. It can be the most mundane message, but a little cute character makes it so much more enjoyable for the recipient. These little birdies I think are perfect for the purpose (even if they are just the first generation!) Leave a note in your child’s lunchbox, tape it on the bathroom mirror or top it off with a lovely paperweight on a table…it’ll surely bring a smile. Enjoy!