I woke up with an image reflected on my retinas. I had an overwhelming urge to realize the vision. It had to be dreamy-loose but also had to adhere to my vision.
I began with a watercolor sketch, but the color was too vibrant. It needed to be somber. I took a photo of the watercolor and opened it up in Photoshop, then decided to desaturate it. I painted a very simple back round so the bird-girl takes the spotlight. A new series is born.
The watercolor sketch: