Doleful Deer

A new Thoughtful Forest Creature!  I call him Doleful Deer, though I hope he's not really too doleful.  Maybe he's just daydreaming?  (Or maybe he's just cold, this birch forest looks awfully snowy.)

Coloring this guy was a pain in the behind, it took a lot of trial-and-error.  Drawing the birch trees, however, was very calming—once I got the first one done, I settled into a kind of trance, drawing squiggles and lines for what seemed like the whole day.