It's complicated . . .
. . . but interesting . . . this process of creating a triptych. So many things to consider in terms of relating three compositions and palettes. The paintings are only 4" square, which is why I decided to paint bird "portraits," thinking close-ups would have greater impact. I did little thumbnail sketches, and that's been somewhat helpful. Anyhow, the intention is that this is the second of my series of three.
Here is the first: