Scratch Scratch

This is what a squirrel looks when it scratches its back on a peanut shell.

Sexy, non?

scratch2scratch.

Apparently he became itchy while trying to steal seeds from the bird feeder. The local birds were not all that thrilled.

crankybird titmouse woodpecker.

Run, little squirrel! Run!

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bald eagle bird raptor

It’s okay, he’s safe, that was from February. 

Spring is definitely in the air here.

tulip.

rhodedendron

Meanwhile back at the easel..

The palette came out better than the painting!

palette knife painting.

And at the drawing board. This is ink, 10x 3 inches. I’m debating on whether or not to color it in.

town ink Virginia Spencer

Close ups.

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half one

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Hope everyone is having a good spring!

©Virginia Spencer, thepurpledogpaintingblog.com, 2016

Leaps and bounds..

I didn’t want to leave February without a post, thank goodness for that extra day!

My surgery went well and I’m as happy as a squirrel with  a piece of buttered popcorn.

squirrel happy tree vmrs

Dummy was a bit perturbed that I didn’t share his holiday greetings so…

Happy Belated Valentine’s Day!

Valentinedummy..

See you soon!

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©Virginia Spencer, thepurpledogpaintingblog.com, 2016