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A Himalayan Monal - Colored pencils by f-a-d-i-l A Himalayan Monal - Colored pencils by f-a-d-i-l
Male Himalayan monals are very brilliantly colored birds. Its the national bird of Nepal and state bird of two states in India.

time taken - 1 hour.

using prismacolor premier pencils and cretacolor karmina pencils.

Watch the drawing video here -- youtu.be/ChlHI2es2lY
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Anubhavg Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ohhh my ... so colorful o_o 
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
Thank you so much :D
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Opheliac-noire Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
1 hour?! :O

love how you drew those shiny feathers :D and there is more dimension here :D
I think it's the best in the series so far :clap:
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014
yes 1 hour! when starting the drawing, i thought it will take ages. but to my surprise it was easy to draw the details and i could finish it within 1 hour.!

Thank you so much.! one more drawing is coming in this series, but its a bit different ;P
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Opheliac-noire Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hm, still... 1 hour? :O

and I am waiting to see the next one :D
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
yep! its coming soon :D
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juliabubik Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
fantastic
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
Thank you :D
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Quixoticparadise Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Student General Artist
What kind of paper do you use?
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
I use fine grained paper for drawing. Its a matter of personal preference. use the kind of paper that works best for you :D
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queen-observer Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow!Bunny Emoji-70 (Please to meet you) [V4] 
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
:D Thank you !!
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queen-observer Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hawkeye Welcome PLZ 
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MichaelTroeung Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Thank you :D
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George-H-Art Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful!!!! Love the colours!
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Thank you :D :hug:
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George-H-Art Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Always a pleasure my friend :D
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PahulSinghArt Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
A bird more vibrant than a peacock .. now that's something new.! :D I like how it really gives off that shine on the neck
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Thank you :D I saw this bird in an article somewhere and since then i hav always wanted to draw this one !! But their females are more like hen. No colorful feathers at all :O 
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touchofthesoul Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very beautiful work!!
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Thank you :D :hug:
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Supach Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aww wonderful :heart:
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f-a-d-i-l Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Thank you so much :D :hug:
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