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Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 07-13-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Hey all, I am still around, and you can still get hold of me...not been on as work has taken hold of far too much of my life at the moment. I have tried three different printing routes for this...
Forum: General Parrot Information 05-23-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,267
Posted By minime
Thank goodness for that!

Well folks...at long last its all over! SAT's are done (awaiting the results), and although it is difficult to predict how things have gone, the boss said she was really pleased with what the...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-29-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

This is it...its all done. I finished the trunk and worked the branch they are sitting on today, then spent an hour cleaning up the white (eraser EVERYWHERE!). Total time 29 hours. Next is the Green...
Forum: Amazons 02-24-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,862
Posted By minime
Re: Anyone guess the species....

hmmmmmmmmmm...so....are you trying to say you cheated then? :cool:
Forum: Macaws 02-20-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 83,357
Posted By minime
Next Drawing...have a pick. Go on, you know you want to!

O.K. I am really taken with the idea of Green wing Macaws for my next drawing. I am not absolutely certain, I did think about Galah for a while, BUT, I am not entirely happy with the reference shots...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-20-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Cheers. I would not mind seeing the reference shots if thats ok. You could start a 'sun conure' photos thread, and we could see what the forum can come up with...:D
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-19-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

many thanks for all your kind words folks, and sorry so long since last update....THIS IS A KILLER...always is at the last stages. I have the trunk of the tree to do to finish the actual drawing....
Forum: Amazons 02-18-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,862
Posted By minime
Re: Anyone guess the species....

Red tailed is correct. It is beautiful. Chester zoo. U.K. On my list of to-do's
Forum: Amazons 02-18-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,862
Posted By minime
Re: Anyone guess the species....

Sorry...but nope...
Forum: Amazons 02-18-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,862
Posted By minime
Re: Anyone guess the species....

I am sorry Zarafia but that is the wrong answer...try again...
Forum: Amazons 02-17-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,862
Posted By minime
Anyone guess the species....

Hi all, just scrolling through the gazzillions of images I have stored on my external hard drive (oo-er missus), and thought I might give you a little test....Guess the species...
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Forum: Macaws 02-14-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,576
Posted By minime
Greenwing...incredible!

Just been to photograph this magnificent bird. I am going to busy! :blink:

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc111/wiley198/parrots/GWM001.jpg
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Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-13-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

update...sorry been so long on this...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc111/wiley198/parrots/finishingoff1001.jpg
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Forum: Cockatoos 02-13-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By minime
Simpy beautiful.

I fell in love with the idea of black paper today...guess why?


http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc111/wiley198/parrots/triton006.jpg
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Forum: Caiques 02-13-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,919
Posted By minime
Cakes? no...Caiques!

O.k. So, I visited some friends today...

I love these little things...I am going to get Forshaws out in a bit and find out how many different sub-species there are. I have Yellow thighed, and I...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-09-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Hi all...so sorry not posted update in a couple of days. I have done some of the background (decided on a lovely Tamarind tree in flower), put about three hours in so far, then PUT MY SHOULDER OUT!...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-03-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Ok...second bird done...background to do...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc111/wiley198/parrots/possible010.jpg

So the story so far is a bit like this...
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Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-03-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Anyway, primaries done. Nearly there. Finish this bird tonight or tomorrow night I hope. I will then pull my hair out (what little I have) while I make the final decision on the foliage. I still like...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-02-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Head and shoulder done. Will move onto secondaries and primaries on the right hand side of this bird, this evening. I recon I am about half way finished now, so starting to think about my next...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-01-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Hi Texdot...It really depends on a lot of things (but mainly the amount of different colours involved). Ilayer the colour one on top of the other starting at the lightest and then working towards the...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 02-01-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Hi all. Fixed the tail (added some darker shadow to push it back under the perch and take away the flat appearance), and began second birds head. Cheers. Ian...and thanks for all the encouragement...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 01-30-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

O.K. I think this bird is finished, but I may need to darken an area underneath the branch at the higher point of the tail to add a little more contrast and shadow...will decide tomorrow, my eyes are...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 01-30-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Latest update below. Only tail and toes on this bird, then I will move on to next one...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc111/wiley198/parrots/possible003.jpg

Cheers. Ian.
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 01-29-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

I love seeing other peoples artwork...please post! :)
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 01-29-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,288
Posted By minime
Re: African Grey WIP...

Added a little more yesterday (more this evening once little one is in bed)...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc111/wiley198/parrots/possible002.jpg

Thanks for your comments too...will post...
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