Monday, 8 June 2015

Willow Gold Finch

Hello Folks,

My blogger friend, Angela Hoynes (Crafting with Jack) started a personal challenge to improve her drawing skills. She invited anyone who wanted to do likewise to join her in the challenge to draw and colour something every day. Well I don't know if I am up to drawing AND colouring something EVERY day, but I do want to improve my drawing skills so I said I would try to keep up to my friend somewhat. We are going to post links to each others blogs  whenever we have a new drawing up. Our followers will reap the benefits, of course, so make sure to follow by e-mail so you don't miss a post.

Yesterday a darling yellow finch flew to my window and began bumping on it like it wanted to get in. He came back again this morning. He must have heard about me and my well-fed, free-flying pet birds. I looked it up online and discovered that my friendly little visitor is a Willow Goldfinch, the state bird of Washington. He is mostly yellow (male, spring plumage) with a black cap and wings.
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Thanks for dropping by. I hope you like my little goldfinch. I appreciate your comments and would be thrilled to see how you colour this fellow up.

Hugs & smiles,
Teresa

12 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

What a beautiful drawing! I have never seen one of these finches here. Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful work! Hugs, Valerie

Lady Anne Milnes Howard said...

Hello Teresa, how lovely that you and Angela are getting together to challenge yourselves, such a brilliant idea. I love your little finch, you have done a remarkable likeness to a finch and I will at some point try colouring him. I am at present doing a colouring course so hopefully do it justice in the future...
Love and hugs ~ Lady Anne xxx

Angela Hoynes said...

Teresa your bird is fabulous xx

NanaConnie said...

WOW, Teresa, he's fabulous! I do hope I can find time to color him up this weekend. :-D Thanks so much, my friend.

Edwina said...

I love your goldfinch. It is terrific. Thank you. Edwina Brown

susan said...

Great image. Love this little bird. Thank you!

Donna said...

I was just watching goldfinches at our feeder tonight. They are so beautiful and bright. I'm sure colored up this one will be too. Thanks for sharing! You are so talented.

Penny said...

He is really gorgeous! Thanks so much! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Patricia St Martin said...

Your goldfinch is adorable, can not wait to color him. Thanks so much.
Hugs Pat♥

NanaConnie said...

Check out my blog tomorrow, Teresa. I got this beautiful little finch colored up and turned into a card. :-D

sabbycat said...

Your finch is gorgeous and so is NanaConnie's coloring of it. You are so kind to share your beautiful artwork. Glad I found you through Nanaconnie!

hoptownracer1 said...

Beautiful!!! Thank you!