The cardinal was created for the title page of the Annual Gift Guide in Matters Magazine, Dec 2014. The publisher requested an iconic Christmas image to work with the title font, and I knew her love of cardinals - so it was an easy choice.
Birds, winter, Audubon, aviary, spirit animal.
Keywords: Painterly, Realism, Watercolor, Animals, Editorial, Holidays, Nature, Wildlife, Feminine, Environmental
© Erin Pickering