For the longest time I've been artsy, but hadn't found what worked best for me - I think I've finally gotten there, and I'm so pleased!
I think I'm really starting to find my groove now, and it's taking less time to produce a finished piece.
Anyway, here are my latest sculpts :]
They're all about 3"x3", and about 1/2" in thickness.
This parrot is a Blue Front Amazon with a couple of pretty Cattleya Dowiana Orchids.
The Blue Front is native to South America; more specifically in the region shared by Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina.
Blue Front Amazons are the most commonly kept companion birds of the Amazon species of parrots.
Here is a Congo African Grey. They are native to - you guessed it - the Congo Jungle region of West and Central Africa.
The flower is an Impala Lily, an African flower.
CAGs have an incredible ability to mimic speech, making them very entertaining companion birds.
(They're all pretty entertaining, really!)
This is a smaller sized parrot - a Green Cheek Conure with a pineapple mutation.
The flower here is a Mourning Lily. Sadly, the GCC this ornament was modeled after had passed away recently.
Green Cheeks typically have a mostly dark green color (hence their name) and a black beak, but the pineapple mutation gives them a yellow chest, bright red belly, and a horn colored beak.
And, finally, we have a Red Belly Parrot. Very mysterious looking.
The flower alongside it is an Iris Munzii.
Red Bellies are native to the savannahs of Eastern Africa.
The males are distinguished by their orangey-red bellies, while the females have a green belly.
Alrighty, enough with the parrot lesson, lol.
Thanks for looking!