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linettalee
08-13-2013, 03:02 PM
I have always been so enamored of birds, no matter the type and so am adding this fantastic fellow to my collection. He was just great fun to work on and I think he will have to remain with me as I enjoy looking at him a lot. Thank you for taking a peek and for any comments you may be kind enough to leave for him ;)

African Grey Parrot
PanPastel, approx 12x16" AS Colourfix Suede
A great thank you to Paul Sherman for his wonderful photo reference.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/13-Aug-2013/110796-African_Grey_pastel_sm_pmpPaulSherman.jpg

Sarah Rose
08-13-2013, 07:33 PM
Lovely, my mind would fry trying to deal with all those feathers!

bobbymac
08-16-2013, 04:25 AM
Great use of light against dark to define the feathers. Bob

linettalee
08-22-2013, 12:46 PM
Sarah Rose and Bob, thank you both so much for your comments on this little character. The feather work was actually quite cathartic and the piece became more about the journey than the end goal, which is probably very good for me at times.

allydoodle
08-24-2013, 12:22 AM
Beautiful work, I love the touch of green in the background, works very well!

linettalee
08-24-2013, 03:21 PM
Chris, I appreciate hearing from you, thank you!