Bird's eye View (version 2)
I was unsatisfied with my original Bird's Eye View post (see below) for Illustration Friday and made a few modifications to improve the composition and story. I moved the top blue bird down out of the cloud, darkened the storm clouds a bit, and changed the direction sign so the words "warmer" and "cooler" could be read more easily.
Bird's Eye View
The latest National Geographic came in the mail the other day with a fold out map of the United States. The map was my inspiration for Illustration Friday's word this week, change. I decided to combine a change of direction with the weather change. Days are cooling a bit and lots of leaves have fallen just this past weekend. I'm sure the birds will be migrating south soon since this Saturday is the first day of autumn.
Bird's Eye View is all paper collage (map included!) on a painted background with digital shadows and highlights added in Photoshop.