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Fat Birds by CoyoteMange Fat Birds by CoyoteMange
Drawing birds for practice with color and shapes...
Got ideas from the Fat Birds! blog, which is a great tumblr. Quail, killdeer and cockatiel were loosely based on reference photos. Waxwing I worked more closely from a photo so I want to give them credit.
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:icondesertdarlene:
Desertdarlene Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww, I love killdeer!
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:iconpocketbeetle:
pocketbeetle Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
these are adorable, and well-painted. do you take any art classes?
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:iconawesposs:
awesposs Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
<3
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:iconcommonnighthawk:
commonnighthawk Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
Quail are one of the fastest bird I know.
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:iconistanbulls:
IstaNBuLLs Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I have an cockatiel too! She is too fat and fluffy! She is very lazy too,she walks and climbs everywhere.She can fly but she's not...
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romero-leo Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
rules
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:iconghostfinder1617:
Ghostfinder1617 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
sweet
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:iconhairypawter:
HairyPawter Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Student General Artist
i love the cockatiel <3
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:iconalecweirdo:
Alecweirdo Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Neat!
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:iconluciadivolare:
LuciaDiVolare Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013
It's wonderful !

They remind me of some Pokemons...
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:icon18thmonster:
18thmonster Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Thanks so much for drawing such cute birds, and letting me know about this blog. Oh god, cute overload!
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:iconemerald-song:
emerald-song Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I follow that Fat Birds blog on tumblr as well. I dunno...fat birds are cute to me :love:
Love your artwork btw :D
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:iconmimonette:
mimonette Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student
Wonderful studies!
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:iconsilencedspecter:
SilencedSpecter Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
very fine! :D
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:icontherandomartistchick:
therandomartistchick Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
They're so poofy. :)
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:iconanimalartkingdom:
AnimalArtKingdom Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw, these guys are so adorable. I like the character that each of them have
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TruffulaGirl Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Student General Artist
Well they have a strong resemblance.....
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:iconnixkat:
NixKat Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So cute especially the cockateil.
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:icontruffulagirl:
TruffulaGirl Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Student General Artist
I'll name the birds from left to right. Quail, female Cardinal, Killdeer, and Cockatiel :3
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:iconlittleflyingbee:
Littleflyingbee Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Student General Artist
Cardinal? No I'm sorry it's a waxwing..
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:iconartiststallion:
ArtistStallion Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The waxwing is so cute!
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:icondeathsin456:
deathsin456 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
they're so cuddly and cute!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconrookshock:
Rookshock Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
EEEEEEE i spy a cockatiel owo <3
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:iconpupparoo123:
pupparoo123 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Killdeer and Cedar Waxwing <3
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:iconsinistervibe:
SinisterVibe Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
Ok, all your bird studies are just fantastic! The colors, linework, and positions. Well done!
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:iconkingdom-of-me:
Kingdom-of-me Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiih <3
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:iconmelgassoevandro:
melgassoevandro Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
Great One!
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:icongryffgirl:
Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
Someone's been raiding the birdfeeder! Wonderful! :)
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:iconchickaablet:
chickaablet Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
cockatiel~
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Ammoth Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your grasp on animal anatomy will never cease to amaze me. Those look really lovely, and especially, they look very much like the birds they are based off'. Not only because you got the markings and proportions spot on, but also just… the whole air about them, the pose and the way they look at the viewer, it's just really characteristic for the kind of bird they represent, if I'm making any sense? You'd almost expect them to start cocking their heads and walk around, the way you managed to capture their expressions mid movement.
And of course the colors are very lovely, once again. Making colorful birds still look balanced out and not like someone just splattered colors all over the canvas is not easy, but those (and the second batch, too) all look really pretty. I think the shading on the killdeer and waxwing are my favorite in this sec, the slight desaturated blue looks awfully nice with the brown.
I am really, really fond of the art style you use for these and for the witherlings, it's just… it's very nice and warm. They're wonderful.
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D-Thessy Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
:iconcoffeetardplz: FAT BIRDS!!!! I LOVE ALL!! I HAVE A COCKATIEL
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:iconmithrilady:
MithriLady Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
oh, this one is great too! how much time do you spend, mostly, for each bird?
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Tails1230 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
Aw, they're not fat.:love: How gorgeous.
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:iconsnowpain:
SnowPain Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the one with a huge eye :D
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:iconmarvelleftw:
marvelleftw Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Professional General Artist
why you be so gangsta with them animals :(
(I'm saying you're awesome)
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:iconelruu:
Elruu Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
As a biologist I say absolutely great. Minor remark, you can make a break in feather plumage (body countour) here and there for more realistic feeling.
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verybluebird Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Those are absolutely incredible portraits!
I am a birder, and so I'm quite picky about the bird art I like because many people don't get the anatomy for plumage details right-- but you've captured each species' unique character in such a beautiful way. :) GREAT work!
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HarrisonWalters Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student
Wow! Awesome x3
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:iconsnowleopardsixtus:
SnowleopardSixtus Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fat birds - everybody has to love them... oooh they're so cute :3
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Killonumbers Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
hom
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Chickadde1 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student General Artist
:iconfatpenguinplz: :iconsaysplz: stange im not up there.
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:iconyuutomin:
yuutomin Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
They're so cute >w<
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:iconzopdog:
zopdog Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
aww! so cute and chubby!
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:iconmello-l:
Mello-L Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
So cute~~~:heart:
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:iconritzninja:
RitzNinja Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student General Artist
Super cute!!!:iconloveloveplz:
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:iconroxyroo:
RoxyRoo Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
QUAAAAAIILLLLL!!!!! 8DDD

My favorite bird ever. <3 They come into my yard a lot. sooo cute.
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DivineLightAngels Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I have a cockatail bird it's very sweet and VERY fat, it cant possibly fly !!!
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:icondokiiii:
dokiiii Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
looove it!
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Annarty-lionss Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
Aww they look so detailed and perfectly shaped and shaded, all of you're art is amazing,
well done
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Narcaholic Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student
Lovely :D
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