I will start a separate thread for this series.
Derwent Studio and Prismacolor on parchment, 8"x10"
Model: Nicki [Blue & Gold Macaw]
Nikki was very curious this day, he got right up in front of me trying to see what I was doing.
Prismacolor on Bainbridge 2000 Illustration Board, 4"x5"
Model:, Norman [Green-wing Macaw]
Prismacolor on beige Canson paper, 8"x10"
Out on a Limb I; color study for a finished painting
Part of a series titled "The misadventures of Mister Cotton's Parrot"
That bird just cracks me up.
The model for this one was Nicki, a Blue & Gold Macaw. He has been an excellent model, very curious, always good poses.
Prismacolor on acid-free card stock, 8"x10"
At the Wheel I
Inspired by Mister Cotton's Parrot.
Model: Norman, a Green-Winged Macaw; a real show-off.
Derwent Venetian Red #6300 on parchment, 8"x10"
Model: Nicki [Blue & Gld Macaw]
Derwent Drawing #6300 Venetian Red on beige acid-free card stock, 8"x10"
Sunshine and Morning Mist
Sunshine is a beautiful Scarlet Macaw, and one of my favorite feathered models. She always poses really nice.