|Another Day for Scarlet|
7 x 5
Today, my warm up was a male cardinal. He's a dud, but I like him as a subject, so he will get another chance. Then I did this female. I wondered what to name her. Naming paintings is challenging some days. Sometimes, I use a rhyming dictionary website which also pulls up a thesaurus - just to give me ideas. I looked up cardinal and the word scarlet came up. I thought it only fitting a female cardinal be named Scarlett! Then the line from "Gone with the Wind" came to mind - "...After all...tomorrow is another day." The full line is "Home. I'll go home. And I'll think of some way to get him back. After all...tomorrow is another day." The resource photo for this piece was taken in the morning, a new day. The male cardinal will get his due later. Clearly, he'll be named Rhett - and I'm thinking along the lines of "Frankly my Dear..."