Arting for 365 Day 243: Hippo’s Scarecrow

3 x 5" watercolor and ink on paper

3 x 5″ watercolor and ink on paper

Goal: To create one piece of art each day for 365 consecutive days

He was tired of it – the endless stream of little birds who felt entitled to sit atop his head. Sure his noggin was flat and shiny and often close to the water, but it was not an open invitation for parking. The birds who perched there never asked permission. Furthermore they often left him “gifts” that he would rather not have.

So he took action. It was not ideal, but a fake visitor, put there by choice, was much more appealing than the alternative.