Topic: A to Z round 2
The cruise ship had a ceramics studio where we could go to paint objects and have them fired for us. Since we had visited parrots in Puerto Vallarta and had our pictures taken with them I decided to recreate thim on this giant plate. It is a 13 inch diameter platter.
All of the color was applied by brush and fine point squeeze bottle. I copied the illustration from the cover of a book they had on hand Keys to Painting Fur and Feathers. Here is the cover on which the birda appear, as well as inside: