Category Archives: Birds

Old English Game Cock

At the Royal Bath & West Show, 31st May

Cockerel-of-the-day: do not worry, cats will return, but I spent the day at the Royal Bath & West, and there were no cats. There was this rather magnificent cock, though. The label said ‘Old English Game Birds’…. looks better equipped for running than our podgy brood at home.

Old English Game Cock

Old English Game Cock

Unfinished chicken

Cat and chickens, 5th April

I thought I’d have another go at drawing the chickens, but then it started to rain, so I went inside where I found Percy apparently losing the battle against the beanbag, which was trying to engulf him! Never got to finish the chickens…

Unfinished chicken

Unfinished chicken

Percy sinking...

Percy sinking…

Unfinished chickens

Unfinished chickens

chickens pecking

Ever-busy chickens, 2nd April

chickens pecking

chickens pecking

It’s really quite hard to draw chickens, they never stay still and they don’t even stay nearby for long once they have decided that you have nothing for them. We had to have an ailing tree cut down today, and they spent some time rummaging amongst the sawdust and twigs, but even so they had moved off before I had finished…