For several months I have been working on my current art speciality which I previewed oh so long ago (Special Art) and aside from the ones I’ve made prints for sale on Etsy / gallery showings / art sales, I’ve been pressing on with creating a series with a bird theme. Primarily it’s been just of Pigeons since they’re fairly easy to photograph, very diverse and everywhere in the city as well are patterned in a way that makes applying my style some what easy. That and all the summer birds are MIA for winter.
Having fully completed 6 digital pieces of just pigeons, I don’t think I’ll realistically do more than 10. It’s becoming a bit stale to do and there’s not much direction I can give pigeons to get them to do something different. I’m going to be making an effort this spring and summer to get more photos to work with of other birds (yes I could use stock photos, but I have the tools and skills to do it myself and have 100% ownership / creativity) and then I think it would be a good time to call it quits on this for a while.
If I am able to get enough money together to get some more prints made and have enough to get into a showing, then I think a reasonable goal would be to do it and see what happens in terms of exposure and critiques I could get on what I’ve been doing. I’m a little sad nothing’s sold on Etsy, but selling anything on there is hella hard unless it’s extreme and near trend vomitty. Save that, I know of some other local places to try that will probably get more success.
For now, take a look at the magic I’ve been making.