I just realized I've never posted some sketches of our other family pet, Perky the Parakeet, affectionately known as Perk the Jerk. I keep thinking I could come up with another story book idea centering around him. He's not easy to sketch! He hops around a lot, you know. But he has so many great expressions on his face (really!) and funny body language... Like when he's comfortable and relaxed, he's all fat and fluffy. When he's frightened or upset, he's real skinny and tall. And when he's angry - watch out- he really bangs his mirror around!