Mary Cooled and Heated

From an art trade… Mary is a spotted kougra with a scarf.

As it was December, I was really taken by the thought of a kougra peering out from falling snow.

“Everything You Are” by deadmau5 was the song inspiration for her expression and icy fade into her surroundings.

This is the original picture, ‘Mary Cooled’:

Along the way to ‘Mary Cooled’, I experimented with the backgrounds and realized I could get a good red/blue color scheme going, and so I made this alternate version, ‘Mary Heated’:


This is its progress animation: