finds a dead fish in a shallow lagoon. After several hours of unsucessful hunting, he won't pass an easy meal.
This was more of an experiment in feather texturing. My usual technique works fine for fur-like or shaggy feathers as those on the lower body, but the wings and neck, omg.
The overall idea was inspired by this photograph
, by Frank Paul Silye. As a sidenote: for all you paleoartists out there, I highly recommend looking for animal photos, especially birds. It makes it much easier to visualize an extinct animal when you are familiar with the living ones.Post at TCP