Black Guillemot

Black Guillimot in winter

I like it as it is Ira, though I am no expert! If I were to do a background I would just do a sea blue but very light as it's a striking image as it is.

Thanks for your comments Sarah, I may give your suggestion a go.

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Another one of Oban's wildlife, this time a Black Guillemot in winter plumage, drawn from a reference photo by a local wildlife photographer friend. I have been debating if I should add a background but can't decide, any thoughts? Charcoal pencils on cartridge paper 60 x 40 cm

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Ira Theobold

I am an artist based in Oban on the west coast of Scotland. I work mainly in watercolour, pastels and charcoal. My favourite subjects include portraiture, figure drawing, animals, birds and the landscape of Scotland. During 2020 I wrote, illustrated and self published two children’s books in a…

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