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Day 1. Bringing the 5 ft x 5 ft canvas home from the store is a challenge. Set up and sketch day .

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Day 2 begins with a background of browns and greens and yellows

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Day 2 ends with body colors getting some traction. Wings take shape.

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Day 3 begins with layers of interference paint.

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Quills and eyes

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Turquoise enamel paint and green/blue interference paint. What fun!

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Layers of thick texture go in. Without this structural groundwork, it is feels like making this look 3-D is impossible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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All finished after 75 hours of painting every possible shade of color.