Birds on the feeder

Idiocy to think I could tackle such an ambitious project! I wanted to show the feeding frenzy that occurs when I put out a new lot of bird food. I took photos and tried to make a composition. I once again hoped I could do a loose painting, so I spent ages drawing the thing, hoping I could just slosh on the paint after. I did slosh on the paint, and there was no focus, the birds all blended into the background. So I started to darken the background, then brighten the birds . . . What a mess. Still, it’s a learning, as vernon god little would say.