Found some manilla paper for textured background, though it’s really not obvious in these photos.
You were brave. You were strong. You were good. You mattered.
Did you know it’s been fourteen years.
I’m pretty sure I spent more time kerning than anything else.
12 minutes. Reference.
The problem with real hair bristles is that your brush tip gets screwed up every time a hair comes loose…
Final inks, including digital corrections.
I’m sure all the relative sizes are way off. I don’t think ospreys are that big compared to baldies, and the harrier should probably be smaller? But obviously it is impossible to find ref of these dudes chillin’ on a branch together, soooo. <_<
Ugh. I didn’t mean to go so overboard with the inks because every time I do, I have no idea how to color it. :D
I’m clearing out backlogged posts from the blogs I follow for animal references. There are a lot of birds in there.
…Actually, there’s nothing in that folder except birds and cats. I should follow some other blogs. I think someone said they wanted to see me draw more lizards. I will go find some lizard blogs.
Harpies are still my favorite.
Harpies are my favorite eagles. Forgot to time this one, but it was probably ~15 minutes. Reference.