• A SHOW OF HANDS - TOWNSEND'S MOLE

    4 days ago - By Studio at the Farm

    A Show of Hands
    10 x 13 in.
    I think the title is apt, as they make their living, so to speak, with their paws.
    I took these two photos this morning. Yup, we have moles in the yard.
    Here is my dog, Maggie, a year and a half ago. I read that this particular mole has few natural predators... except Maggie. Needless to say, I was upset.
    Pigments for fur - quin. burnt orange, quin. violet, indanthrone
    Pigments for paws and muzzle - quin. sienna, quin. pink, indanthrone
    Grass - quin. gold, phthalo green, quin. burnt orange, indanthrone
    Meet my next endangered species - Townsend's mole. They live...
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