Happy holidays! I hope you have a joyful and peaceful time, however and wherever you celebrate.
Just a quick update before I get back to my own preparations. Adding the colour to the birds is coming along nicely. I've done the outline strip, in Madeira 0511, for one bird:
Then his tail, in the same red:
The outline of the second bird:
And his tail too:
Now I need another bright colour for the necks and legs...