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KKing
10-25-2014, 09:49 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Oct-2014/1089532-image.jpg

I've been waiting to do this piece for awhile. It's a 11x14 board of a sandhill crane for my grandmother. Every year she goes to Nebraska to count sandhill cranes in migration, so I decided to make this for her for Christmas this year.
CC welcome!

PaintDog
10-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Looking fantastic, Kendall, excellent job on the feathers. Your grandmother will love it!

Harry Seymour
10-26-2014, 04:36 PM
Looking good.

KKing
10-27-2014, 07:18 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/27-Oct-2014/1089532-image.jpg

Here's an update. Next step is coloring. CC welcome as always.

KKing
10-29-2014, 11:53 AM
Finished! Colored with ampersand ink and a bit of pastel for the brighter colors. http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/29-Oct-2014/1089532-image.jpg

KKing
10-29-2014, 11:55 AM
Finished! Colored with ampersand ink and a bit of pastel for the brighter colors. http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/29-Oct-2014/1089532-image.jpg

KKing
10-29-2014, 12:00 PM
Finished! Colored with ampersand ink and a bit of pastel for the brighter colors. http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/29-Oct-2014/1089532-image.jpg
Reference photo by flickr user kshengkys.

KKing
10-29-2014, 12:02 PM
Finished! Colored with ampersand ink and a bit of pastel for the brighter colors. http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/29-Oct-2014/1089532-image.jpg
Reference photo by flickr user kshengkys.

Misted-Dream
10-29-2014, 12:41 PM
Wow, this really turned out nice! I'm sure your grandmother will love this. :)

Trilby
10-29-2014, 01:45 PM
What wonderful work on the feathers, coloring is masterful. I love the bug in its beak and the overall composition. Your grandmother will absolutely cherish this.
TJ

PatrickHedges
10-30-2014, 03:21 AM
This glows! Superb!!

VENKAT
10-31-2014, 09:32 AM
Fantastic work .
Venkat

PaintDog
11-01-2014, 03:39 AM
Excellent finish!

jeniep
11-02-2014, 10:08 AM
Nice job! She will love it!

FoggyMountain
11-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Excellent use of color for this amazing piece.

ggart4u
11-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Such a beautiful job and an amazing gift!

Harry Seymour
11-03-2014, 09:19 PM
Terrific finish.

Foxyheart2002
11-03-2014, 09:58 PM
What a great job on the feathers and the coloring!!!! Impressive!