My bird and flower painting is at it's finishing stage right now and the above is what I will be working on soon. This is a Timber Rattle Snake, they are in the northeastern part of the US and can be found right here in PA not too far from where I live. As much as I have hiked our woods I've never had the pleasure.. or there lack of.. of seeing one of these in the wild. This will be a commissioned oil painting for Mike Stimmell from a photo he took of this Timber Rattlesnake. As the painting progresses I will have updates posted.