This is a value painting exercise in Betsy Dillard Stroud's workshop. I chose my subject and drew it three times on a full sheet of watercolor paper. I used acrylic paints, both liquid and soft bodied to paint the bird. The object was to have a light, midtone, and dark subject with the other two values in the background. I learned a lot about value and I think it was pretty successful. What do you think?