Drawing Dead Birds

Yesterday, I went to the Field Museum and got a chance to see some neat things and draw a dead, stuffed Blyth’s Hornbill with cotton ball eyes.

1st neat thing:

insects eat flesh off of bones so that you can have a collection of clean bones stored in a box with a beautiful label. The room is smelly where they live but at least you are feeding the insects and then in return they help you out. This is what is called a mutualistic relationship (i’m pretty sure, but I should prob check my notes). Both parties benefit from the others existence.

Next up the Bylth’s Hornbill complete with tags and my inked drawing of it:

and some random photographs:

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s