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Today, I bring you the third instalment of my perching dino/bird series...my orange
I was originally trying to draw
but realised halfway through that the face was too theropod-looking and decided that I was going to convert it into a
. Actually, this one is even drawn before my blue
, so I'm posting things counter-chronologically. But that's not strictly true because I only coloured this sketch in today, so it is technically my newest drawing.
I tried to pose this
with a half-folded wing; kind of like a bird folding up its wings after either landing on the branch or just extending them out for whatever reason birds extend their wings from time to time. Aside from the obviously interesting point of having tarsal "flight" feathers,
also is quite interesting in that it has really long primary feathers on the wings proper.
Colouring is as suggested to me by my fiancée, who apparently doesn't like my blue
, but this one is approved. I used WHSmith colour pencils again. I don't know if anyone will find this amusing as I do, but having lost the original packaging, I keep these colour pencils in a Ziploc bag...