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Sketchpaint Bird
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Published: May 18, 2009
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I was trying to decide what to do for my sketchpaint today when someone sent me this image of a green bird they were using as their desktop background. I thought it would make an excellent texture and color study so I used it as a reference - though I didn't maintain the original colors. I'm rather happy with how it turned out! Took a little over an hour to do.

Oh and for those that don't know, here is some pimpage for my art blog. I upload some things there that don't see the light of day here on DA. :)

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annewipf's avatar
Great, I'm speechless. :wow:
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Eellah|Student Artist

Hello there ! :iconexcitedhiplz:
This beautiful piece of art is featured in Birds and Feathers...Features. !
:happybounce: Thanks for reading and I hope you :+fav: it to know you have seen it ! 
Goodbye and have a good day sweetie ! :tea:

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satishverma|Professional Digital Artist
Absolutely awesome, very very beautiful.
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Evidria's avatar
beautiful work and wonderful colors!
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Mingtoi|Hobbyist General Artist
Incredible! That is all I can say! I would love to take some lessons from someone as talented as you. I get discouraged easily (hmm, discouraged is not the right word - probably timid is better) because of my age, but I have all the time in the world and I am dedicated to the task.
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3rasing-Earth's avatar
The vibrant colors against the dark gray backround really make the bird POP! Fantastic!
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languagegirl's avatar
i absolutely adore this!!!
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wbmstr|Professional Photographer
I love how you captured the feather's texture!
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BlazingfireRider|Hobbyist General Artist
thats amazing! wow.....wish i could draw like that :)
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Tigger-is-cool's avatar
Simply amazing... It looks so realistic, especially the light on the feathers... Awesome work, keep it up! :)
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Janix-moon's avatar
I could stare at this all day! honestly.
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zaishe5757|Student Filmographer
i at first thought it was a photograph! you did amazing!
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LaLindush's avatar
I love the color and shiny!
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deserthaze's avatar
...You mean that's not a photo? :wow:

I envy your talent! =D This is so beautiful!
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noxpennatus|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the light on the feathers ~
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SaraCasen|Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice job! :3
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natalievonraven| Traditional Artist
Beautiful! I love the colors =)
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Zoethebfe|Hobbyist Photographer
I want to reach out & touch him :petting:
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Azrael-Nekhbet's avatar
Very lovely! I recognize that as a Nicobar Pigeon, one of the most beautiful of the pigeons.
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The colours are beautiful and look very real.
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WhiterShadeofPail's avatar
i love the mysteriousness of this painting. It could be a bird...but it's got this dr. Jeckle Mr. Hyde look going on.

Wonderful job!
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J-n-x|Hobbyist General Artist
Really nice work here! I :heart: how you did the feathers and the colours blend so nicely. Btw I like your dA username (:p hehe it's my name)
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