By Meeghan Nation

This one is for lovers of bright colours and those wanting to showcase their originality! You can paint your Cockatoo any colour you choose. The trick to this painting is to not overdo it. Don't wash your brush, just dip it in the paint to end up with lovely streaks of colours instead of a smooth perfect blend. It's a sort of messy technique that results in lots of depth and a lovely looking painting.

A helpful hint for any painting of animals: the larger the eyes, the younger and cuter your own will look. The smaller the eyes, the older are wiser!

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