Painting The Wood Stork In The Morning Light

Wood Stork in the Morning Light - Here is a progress photo showing the yellows and oranges of the morning light.
Wood Stork in the Morning Light – Here is a progress photo showing the yellows and oranges of the morning light.

Painting The Wood Stork In The Morning Light – I made several mistakes in the past few months while painting the wood stork. The original pencil drawing was not correctly drawn. I embossed a carbon copy of the original drawing onto the finished background. Then, I painted a white base coat onto the embossed drawing of the wood stork. It was after I added the white base coat that I could see that the wood stork was not accurately drawn. The bird I had drawn looked more like a seagull than a wood stork. Repainted the background, then correctly drew another wood stork. Carbon copied it down on the new background and painted another white base coat. I added the shadow colors and the highlight colors. The shadow colors comprised of white, cyan with a little bit of black and red making it a light blueish violet. The light consisted of yellow and white and another color which was a yellowy orange.

Images Showing The Progression

Wood Stork in the Morning Light - The embossed pencil lines on top of the cypress tree landscape.
Wood Stork in the Morning Light – The embossed pencil lines on top of the cypress tree landscape.
Wood Stork in the Morning Light - A white base coat for the wood stork. Unfortunately, the stork in this shot is drawn incorrectly.
Wood Stork in the Morning Light – A white base coat for the wood stork. Unfortunately, the stork in this shot is drawn incorrectly.
Here the shape and outline of the wood stork has been corrected.
Wood Stork in the Morning Light – Here the shape and outline of the wood stork has been corrected.
Wood stork with the proper shadow color.
Wood Stork in the Morning Light – Wood stork with the proper shadow color.
Wood stork with the proper shadow and light colors on the feathers.
Wood Stork in the Morning Light – Wood stork with the proper shadow and light colors on the feathers.