105 – PEACOCK WATERCOLOR DEMO

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time contemplating, studying and drawing peacocks of all things. They are such unusual and fascinating creatures. Here are just a few fun facts about them: They are actually Peafowl…Peacock and Peahen. The males extravagant, outlandish plumage is referred to as a “train”. There is a lot of scientific debate about the evolution and purpose of this wild display. They are actually bred and hybridized. There are white ones but these are usually true albinos. The iridescence of the plumage is not primarily pigment but optical interference of the feathers. Here is a video where I did two watercolor studies of peacocks. I’m planning several large paintings of them and these are the perfect preparation for those pieces. I’ll be sharing my progress with you as I work on them!

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