Egrets illustration for Distinction Magazine

watercolor illustration

This is a watercolor illustration I painting for the Winter 2014 issue of Distinction, a lifestyle magazine about the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. The watercolor, illustrating a poem and story by Remica Bingham-Risher, depicts a stand of pines trees full of white egrets. Her poem is about finding a nesting colony of egrets.

Spring Prelude
I spot one egret, you see the colony:
they are building nests in the great pine trees.
What marvels they are – their plumage, their gliding!
What a marvel you are at finding what excites me.
– Remica L. Bingham-Risher




Above, the Winter 2014 issue of Distinction Magazine (Photo by Distinction Magazine)

Below, the original watercolor illustration and a bottlecap for scale.



You can read the story here: http://distinctionhr.com/2014/11/what-marvels/

 

Comments

Amazing job! Congratulations!

Amazing job! Congratulations!

Thanks Jen! Hope you've been

Thanks Jen! Hope you've been well and work is still going good!

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