Bringer of Rain features a male Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii). A group of Red-Tailed Black Cockatoos is considered a Pandemonium. However its also a sign of good fortune as it is commonly believed that if you see a pandemonium that the rain will quickly follow. As this particular subspecies of Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo is native to some of the drier parts of regional Queensland, rain is always a blessing. There are 5 subspecies of Red-Tailed Black Cockatoos and the banksii is the largest of the subspecies. Red-tailed Black Cockatoos are distinctive for their black feathers and red tails. Males have a prominent black crest made from the elongated feathers from the forehead and crown and have a bright red lateral band of feathers and a dark grey bill. Females are black with yellow-orange stripes in the tail and chest, and have yellow grading to red spots on the cheeks and wings. The bill is pale & horn-coloured. The underparts are barred with fine yellow over a black base. Artist quality Pastel Pencils and Soft Pastels on Clairefontaine Pastelmat glued to a 9x12" MDF painting panel.
This is a Mixed Media - Glassless Varnished Pastel Painting. It was created using Artist quality Pastel Pencils and Soft Pastels on Clairefontaine Pastelmat that was glued to an MDF painting panel. Size is 9x12". Reference by Bella Maree. Framed and Ready to hang. Framed art pictured above is for demonstration purposes only, colours and styles of frames may vary.
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