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Talk to the Birds by melora Talk to the Birds by melora
She's trying to learn it's secrets.

I need to shake this stupid bird meme because it is really starting to irritate me. What shall I put in this empty space? Oh, I know, a bird. Next time, its dead birds. Then no birds. No more damned birds!

Apparently I can't really be bothered with backgrounds now. Mehhhhh. Maybe later I'll draw in some giant birds or something.
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:iconfuchskauz:
fuchskauz Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
very cool :D (Big Grin) 
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:icongryffgirl:
Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Really beautiful and original design for this character! I love the feathers and clawed feet! :iconloveblackplz:
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:iconoceancradled:
oceancradled Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
Lol I love the last line of your commentary. Really great idea & drawing :heart:
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:icondrgnelf:
drgnelf Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Love all the subtle color variations. Beautiful image!
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:iconchrista-kinde:
Christa-Kinde Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2011   Writer
What an intriguing character!
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:iconxblspartanx170:
XBLspartanx170 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
whats wrong with bird a meme. a like to draw anthro manga birds sometimes but that doesent mean i obsess.
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:iconnadobart:
nadobart Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Student General Artist
Your gallery is amazing! If I could I would add all of your art to my favs!!!
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:iconlas-t:
LAS-T Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
shes too kool for school
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:icongreenfroggies:
greenfroggies Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2010   General Artist
Birds are always the answer, don't feel like you have to stop! Lovelly shading - great textures, I thought it was traditional, or at least traditionally drawn.
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:iconwelliame:
Welliame Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010
Wow...This character is very beautiful and original. I like every details that recall a bird. And I like the style and colors too. Sublime.
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:iconmegamishi:
megamishi Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010
jesus! textures, and details and.. despite the whiteness a lot of atmosphere and style :33333 i love it
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:iconmetalmagpie:
MetalMagpie Featured By Owner May 31, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome character design. I love her wings. :)
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:iconquilsnap:
Quilsnap Featured By Owner May 31, 2010   General Artist
Birds make great filler. and main subject matter. and texturing.
the colours here are great
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:iconxdeiloverx:
XDeiLoverX Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
this should be getting a DD.
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:iconnichaman:
Nichaman Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2009  Student
greatest piece i've ever seen here..
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:iconlindyz:
lindyz Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2009
Interesting character design. :D Haha, nothing's wrong with birds! More birds, I say, more! :XD:
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:iconsvor:
svor Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2009
splendid character!
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:iconyuureisan:
YuureiSan Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2008
This is fucking amazing!
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:iconloki-python:
Loki-python Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2008
So nice.
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:iconnecrobestialerotic:
necrobestialerotic Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2008
Maybe it's a buja and her familiar?
Lovely work.
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:iconarcticphoenixstudios:
arcticphoenixstudios Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2008  Professional General Artist
hrm...yes giant birds is good. :) We likes birds...yes indeedy!
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:iconchaotic-canine:
Chaotic-Canine Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2008
Gorgeous work!! I love the plain-ness of the entire image... Fantastic piece!
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:iconporotto:
porotto Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2008   Digital Artist
I absolutely love your style and the way you paint! I could spend hours discovering the small details and admiring the texture of clothes, feathers and everything... I'd like to say more but can't find words to describe how much your works amaze me and hypnotize me *_*
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:icongazm85:
GaZm85 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice jobe!!! :D
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:icondelphius:
Delphius Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007
yes, you're my idol.
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:iconlemurali:
lemurali Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2007  Professional Filmographer
Beautiful, I love this style/and the design. :)
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:iconbocadleon:
BocaDLeon Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2007
Your system is full of birds Don't you? Anyway this piece of art really full my heart of warn and love. Duno why... But i really like love this too much! :+favlove:
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:iconrottingapple:
rottingapple Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2007
very interesting.
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:iconedzik:
edzik Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing work - and with climat, what's very important! :+fav: for me!!!!
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:icongalsan:
galsan Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007
ahh beautiful character design :love:
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:iconpurplerebecca:
purplerebecca Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2007  Professional General Artist
So very creative and unique looking. Excellent!
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:iconapemonk:
apeMONK Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2007
I wouldn't complain so much about your bird kick, it seems to have spawned very high-quality stuff. Besides, not often do you see original, non-disney-like anthro art, not here on dA, and that is saying a lot about your creative quality in character design. It's funny because it seems as if the bird was mumbling something and the bird girl was like "what did you say?", hahaha. Nice clothing design, as well.
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:iconeeehhhhhhhhhhhh:
eeehhhhhhhhhhhh Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2007
OHH i love this :O
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:icontrueflight:
trueflight Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
Birds are my fallback as well... but I always love to see other people drawing them!
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:iconpaintagram:
Paintagram Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2007  Professional General Artist
Jesus F. Christ, at this pace youll make me retire earlier than I expected!
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:iconthewretcheddm:
TheWretcheddm Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2007
beautiful and intricate....and I think the long nails are a wonderful touch.
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:iconcruzle:
Cruzle Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2007  Student
Very beautiful. <3
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:iconkir-tat:
kir-tat Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2007  Professional General Artist
Great! Character design is wonderful!
I like your style! :heart:
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:iconillustrativejack:
IllustrativeJack Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
very imaginative! the detail is definitely what makes this piece... substantial, perhaps? real?

yes, that's it.

great work!
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:iconavalonstarlight:
AvalonStarlight Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2007
But but! I love birds! And you're really great at drawing them. You should keep it up! I like this pic, the concept is really intriguing. I also like her scraggely bird hair.
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:iconjonnyro:
Jonnyro Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2007
Very nice piece.... and I just saw your gallery.... some very fine piece there.... (I'm a big fan of bird themes - Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and the way of the heron....) Anyway.... this was an interesting concept.... cool
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:iconmegaloceros:
megaloceros Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2007
Hey I saw this on conceptart for the chow ! I hope you win, yours was one of my favorites.
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:iconskitterklat:
Skitterklat Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2007
This is so cool! I love the touches of feathers in the girl's hair, and the toe protruding from the back of her boot, and all the hints of her gradual metamorphosis into a bird - makes me wonder, why the veil? Is she growing a beak too, but doesn't like the looks of it? XD

Anyway I also like the little touch of the bird's blank speech balloon.
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:iconyellowworm:
yellowworm Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007   Artisan Crafter
very classy.
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:iconakvarko:
akvarko Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007
you're amazing!
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:iconblackfirefly:
blackFirefly Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007
I like it so much I can't find the words to express.
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:iconghoulking:
GhoulKing Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007
All sorts of things to like here... The tangled hair, the talons sprouting from the boots, even the sparse spikes of grass. The empty bubble's a good idea, making it clear that the bird's speaking, but leaving the subject or even language mysterious. Thanks for sharing!
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:iconchrisoneill:
ChrisOneill Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
before I went fullveiw, I thought that stick was a hugh pipe, haha
really nice pic :D
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:icondragonqueen15:
DragonQueen15 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
Very well done! :clap: The detail on the wings is wonderful
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:iconmadhatterzwei:
madhatterzwei Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
I love this. <3
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