Friday, 6 May 2011

Cockatoooooo Two!

Old cockatoo design

For a long time I haven't been happy with my cockatoo design... sure he was cute, sure he had attitude but he didn't have verisimilitude (word of the day)
I did love him deeply but I felt I could do better... so last week I decided to have a play and came up with not 1 but 2 cockatoo designs... the first was a redesign of my sulphur crested cockatoo... his crest is more back to his head like a cockatoo at rest (they only generally raise their crests when displaying or alarmed)The second is a cloud cockatoo, a pure white breed of cockatoo I found in a book... I just loved the name... I have also discovered that there are cockatoos with blue eyes, with salmon plumage and a wonderfully named Major Mitchell's Cockatoo I think I may have to have a crack at some more designs to keep these guys company.You can find the new cockatoos in the pet birds section of my etsy shop which is looking a little empty and in need of filling with bright pinions!I can't wait to get started making more things... only 1 week left till I finish my notice at work and shall be full time self employed... squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee