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Paper bird by kittyvane Paper bird by kittyvane
I made this for the beautiful scrap paper project (I'm number 103). I really like how the bird came out, I used one of my favorite paper scraps for it.

I added some shading and a few little leaves to the branch. I want to keep the image as simple as possible to give max. impact to the bird, and I 'm very happy with the way it is now.

Oh, and apologies on behalf of my poopy scanner, this looks so much better in person.
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21 cm x 13 cm
Pencil, lined paper, gouache, colour pencils and markers on sketchbook paper.
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:iconkotori-raquel:
Kotori-Raquel Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Oh, its so lovely, i want to hug it <3
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:iconesiek2211:
Esiek2211 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
Can I use your idea for a T-shirt?
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:iconesiek2211:
Esiek2211 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
It's sooo cute! <3
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:iconkatieracers:
KatieRacers Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeously sweet
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:iconlooted:
Looted Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really enjoy the relaxed feeling it gives off.
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:iconpurplehope:
PurpleHope Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:wow: very simple but lovely :heart:
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:iconkaeru-no-toki:
Kaeru-No-Toki Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010
Cute ^^
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:iconswegrrl:
SweGrrl Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010
So cute!
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:iconlove2b:
Love2B Featured By Owner May 31, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
featured: [link]
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:iconryotsuru--daosu-:
ryotsuru--daosu- Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
Simple and very effective. Nice warm tones and soft textures lend a very cosy feeling to this piece.

Just lovely :)
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:iconhevs181818:
Hevs181818 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009
I saw this a few years ago and have thought it was lovely ever since, so glad ive found it again to ask whether you would be okay with me using the outline for a tattoo? :) x x
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Sorry for my tardy reply, I don't check back here as quite often as I should.

Of course you can use this as a part of your tattoo, and I really look forward to seeing the finished piece. :)
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:iconhevs181818:
Hevs181818 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009
I have had the tattoo done now ♥

Thankyou so much, have received so many complements because of your beautiful design, I love it so much.

hope you like...!

[link]
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:iconapplesaucemassacre:
ApplesauceMassacre Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2009
I love this concept.
Do you mind if I borrow the basic idea, and add my own twist to it?
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:iconsynconi:
synconi Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008   Artisan Crafter
Such a wonderfully sweet and simple idea! I love the little star, dangling from the bird's beak. :aww:
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you. :)
Sweet and simple was what I was going for, so it's nice to know that that comes through.
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:iconsynconi:
synconi Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008   Artisan Crafter
My pleasure! :heart:
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:icondayyumlynda:
dayyumlynda Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2008
awwwh, ohmigosh! (:
this is simply adorable hun, stunning! ;u;
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you dear. :)
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:iconpagan22:
pagan22 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2008
I featured this in my journal here [link]

:heart:
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:iconborednotblind:
borednotblind Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008
incredible

love the colors!
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:iconpaperplease:
paperplease Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008
lovely..
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:iconillustrationgirl:
illustrationgirl Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008
this is incredibly cute. :aww:
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:iconaaaaany:
aaaaany Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2008
nice job
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:iconmase-chan:
Mase-chan Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2008
Oh that is lovely ^_^ :heart:
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:iconsalib:
SaliB Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2008
=D jaja that's cool
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:iconcindykelly:
cindykelly Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2007
I love the way you've captured the tree as well as the bird.
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:iconimaginary-wings:
imaginary-wings Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
whisically adorable. :heart:
i love it. =3
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you. :)
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:iconthesillypancake:
TheSillyPancake Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007
this is really nice
the colors and design are so asthetic
its like a childs mobile (sp?) or blanket
^_^ **nostalgia**
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:iconninathedominatrix:
ninathedominatrix Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2007
so cute! I love it! :]
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:iconnicolas-gouny-art:
nicolas-gouny-art Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
I love this soft and sweet collage (and birds and stars) :heart:
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:iconkaiami:
Kaiami Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007
Very nice piece of art :) If I were to frame something like this on my wall, I'd be able to be happy every time I see it.

I love birds very much, and I love how you portrayed this one :)
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
I love birds too, with the sort of birds that people don't usually like (pigeons and sparrows) being my favourite.
I also like to draw birds, as you probably can see from my gallery. :lol:
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luckygenie20 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007  Student
aw i love this! nice textures n simplicity :)
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:icontrain-delay:
train-delay Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
pretty
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:iconimadawwas:
imadawwas Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
nice style, is that's collage?


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my :bounce: garden [link]
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yes it is.
And thank you. :)
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:iconnorah-m:
norah-m Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2007
Featured [link] :)
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:iconcindeo:
cindeo Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2007
this is really nice :)
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:iconlyndsayy:
lyndsayy Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2007
was browsing galleries and came across this...
[link]
and it looks ALOT like your bird!!hmmm... just thought i'd let you know! :)
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
That could be becuase the bird image I used as refrence for my picture is a public stock image, and I know for a fact that I can't be the only one using it. :)
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:iconlyndsayy:
lyndsayy Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2007
haha aww i didn't realise! d'oh now don't i look silly :P
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
No you don't, you weren't to know.
I just noticed that I didn't mention using a stock photo as refrence (bird anatomy is surprisingly complicated), so it's easy to think it's unique.
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:iconlyndsayy:
lyndsayy Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2007
still, really nice image! i can never find decent stock images to use anywhere! i love painting birds but that collage technique is beaaautiful
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:iconkittyvane:
kittyvane Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
It took me a while to find this one too. It's sad how it's so hard to find decent stock, you have to wade though a lot of stuff before you find even one usable picture.

I just love birds full stop, no matter how they're rendered. :)
And thank you.
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:iconfavoritism:
favoritism Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2007  Professional General Artist
Too cute. =]
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:iconmimistriped:
MimiStriped Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2007
awww so nice work! :aww:
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:iconsusiesue:
susiesue Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2007
cute :kitty:
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:iconhollyp0p:
HoLLyp0p Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2007
so simple but i am totally in love with this piece!!!
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