We had a lovely painting day at the Hartman Aviary near Sunbury. They have over 250 parrots! They have some tortoises also, but they were much quieter than the parrots! I am not sure how old the tortoises are, but some of the parrots were over 40 years old!
He is 'grooming' her
But back to painting! They have a lovely setting in the country with several ponds. I was intrigued by the 300 yr old oak tree across the pond.
I setup looking across the pond at the little waterfall which was actually to the west of the waterfall shown in the photo above. I wasn't able to catch the waterfall in my painting, but I like my overall composition: