Cock of the wood – work in progress

Cock of the wood. Markers on watercolour paper.

This really is a challenge – I got the reference photo from an old calendar from 2011, and up to this date never dared to do anything with it. I found out that you can use watercolour paper with markers – this time I took the smoother side of the paper (some people say that that’s the wrong side!) , and as you can see the texture of the watercolour paper is not showing very strongly.

There’s still a lot of work to do, and I am very carefully adding my strokes. It is a stylized version of the cock of the wood (Auerhahn is the German word for this big bird)

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About Ulla Hennig

I live and work in Berlin. Taking photos is one of my hobbies, and writing is one of my hobbies, too. So I decided not only to show some of my pictures here but also present some of the thought which came wth the pictures.

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