Another bird for the series...




When I got to this point, I thought I was done, but as I looked at it, I realized that I didn't like the total sky  background. It was lifeless, and oddly drab in a way.  

Unfortunate in many ways, because I've already made up ten of these backgrounds in preparation for more birds. Alas - they'll have to be used for something else. But in the meantime, this bird needed to be cut out and put on a different background.

Shall we audition some? 



  

maybe...

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although I like the one on the left, there's so much going on back there
 that you can hardly focus on the bird; so, no...


  

more promising...

  

too much pink, and not enough going on... so...



Ta da!




and here's a close up of all those teeny tiny feathers...

 

Velvet Purple Coronet (c) 2013 Kit Lang


Have a great weekend - and I'll see you on Monday with something new.

Cheers,
Kit 120

Kit Lang

7 comments:

  1. Lovely Kit - and those teeny tiny feathers :)

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  2. Beautiful Kit. Glad to hear there are more to come in this bird series. I look forward to seeing them!

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  3. Yes, love the feathers; agree about the background; still bowled over by the artistry of the branch!

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  4. Beautiful bird with such lovely colours. The chosen background looks great

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  5. As they say in Maine, "He's cunnin". Just love the plumage and the chartreuse bits!!

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