This is something from my Moleskine sketchbook.
For whatever reason, I've always identified with sparrows. They may seem rather common, but there's something remarkable about them---to me at least. They're brave, often to the point of stupidity, taking on much bigger birds and protecting their nests to the death. So in this, I am the sparrow and the grackle ripping out heartstrings on the left is, well, somebody else.
Materials: Tea, colored pencils, pen, white ink, red felt, red thread.
(And yes, I did literally sew the heart into the page
Sorry that this is a little blurry. I think my scanner is on its way out...
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