Monday, December 29, 2008

Too many birds!

The Carolina parakeet was the only parrot native to the United States. Sadly, the species is now extinct. This illustration is just a bird lover's fantasy of a place where parrots are as plentiful as the leaves on a tree.

I actually first got this picture in my head during my sophomore year of college, when we were assigned to do an illustration for a charity. At the time, though, I knew I couldn't pull it off. So three years later, I finally decided to give it a shot!


Emma said...

I love this! The lighting and the colors set up a great mood.

Bob said...

Aww, thanks!

I'm finally figuring out how to use Blogger. ^_^ Now it actually emails me when I get a comment (which is nice since LJ mysteriously stopped doing that). Now I just need to figure out an easy way to follow other people's blogs...