Malayan Peacock-Pheasant (Polyplectron malacense)
I tried to stick with a restricted colour palette, but wonder whether I got carried away too much? It was originally planned monochrome - maybe even pencil - with only the spots in colour. But halfway through I thought it's missing something, and in came sienna & yellow...
Acrylic ink, Chinese brushes on cold press Bockingford paper.
Should anyone be interested to kindly buy a print, I do sell prints of this painting here on DA and in my ETSY store: [link]
I used this wonderful photo by