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Original artwork by Barbara Downs, The Daily Bird, Encaustic/Oil/Photo on Panel

Day four of the Sanchez Art Center 50-50 show, 50 pieces in 50 days.
Encaustic/Oil/Photo on Panel, 6″ x 6″

I’ve never done penguins before. They don’t even qualify as birds using my criterion of “ask a person what a bird does and they will answer, ‘fly'”. But, here they are. I like the abstract compositional qualities of this piece. These pieces are quickly becoming all about color.