“Black” Merlin (final 2)


The familiar “final 2” round—changes so small I’d be surprised if anyone actually noticed. But at least I feel better.


Merlin studies


A few 1-minute Merlin studies for an upcoming  portrait. After two failed attempts to create approach this bird in my normal rushed fashion, I realized it was time to flush the pipes and do what my favorite artists do, and practice a bit first with quick sketches…