Penciled Eagle

Posted May 22, 2017, 9:32:42 AM

This was a Christmas gift for a family member, who requested the specific image and sent me the reference. It was supposed to be a commission piece, but since the holidays were coming, I decided to just give it to him. I'm fairly happy with it, but my scanner did WAY too good a job of picking up every fiber, detail, and pencil crumb on that paper! Anyway, prismacolor pencil on black sketch paper. 

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  • May 25, 2017
    I like how you went about putting the flag on the bird, it doesn't feel plastered on, but it still retains that feeling of seperatness from the feathers.
    • May 26, 2017
      Thanks! Though the idea wasn't original; I just used a picture provided by the person who wanted this. I'm sure it's on Google somewhere, lol.
  • May 26, 2017
    Oh nice detail. The colors in the beak especially are nice.
    • May 26, 2017
      Thank you! I was particularly happy with the beak. I'm glad it turned out okay.