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Hoatzin in Watercolor!
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Published: May 21, 2016
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Commenters agree that this bird is a Hoatzin (thanks guys!), it's painted in watercolor on hot press watercolor paper.
Image size
700x519px 424.14 KB
Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
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MartaNaelProfessional Digital Artist
Ah! I own this painting. Boyfriend bought it to me last year <3 It's so beautiful in my studio.
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vanndraHobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work!
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emlehnerHobbyist General Artist
Amazing. I love these birds. 
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NathanFowkesArtProfessional Filmographer
The people have spoken, it's a hoatzin!
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GabrielmadrasseProfessional Traditional Artist
Great ! :)
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SwitchetOHobbyist General Artist
Hoatzin, the thumbed bird! Quetzals are hard to confuse with other birds if you see them, they are small with LONG tails and bright neon green and red
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BrainNectar Digital Artist
Reminds me of the hoatzin bird
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ShadowDrakkonHobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful painting! The attention to detail on the bird makes it easily identifiable, along with the realistic foliage surrounding it. The painting technique made me initially think of it as a photograph before I found out it the attention to detail was made from paint strokes.

It seems that this bird is very closely resembling a hoatzin:… .
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Dagger-13Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so good, I love the way you've caught the light :nod:
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It looks like a hoatzin :) Beautiful painting! 
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