Coloured pencil and smooth pastels on paper.
Any thoughts appreciated
I like it, looks very nice. what kid of bird is it?
it is a Kookaburra (Australian bird).
Ah, do we love this jolly laughing bird here in Australia! Nice work Janie! Nice background and foliage, and you have got him sitting very comfortably on that branch. The only thing I would like to have seen is less solid detailing with the blue feathers. Somehow, at the moment, they seem to resemble the scales of a fish instead of feathers. Are these feathers so solid, or are they fluffier?
Thanks Biddy. I went with my photo reference and did the best I could. Maybe you have any advice how to make them seem fluffier next time?