'Thamnophis gracile' (South American pygmy snake), for a field guide. Painting the iridescent scales was quite a challenge. I'm not quite sure if I like it yet, if time allows I might work a bit more on the reflections. Rarely have I cursed a work so much. (I don't curse very often. Honest.)
I will get back to other animals, once I have this book finished... I promise! I just don't have the time for *anything* else right now.
ęClaudia Hahn for McConnell/Edition Chimaira publishing house.