By Julia Glenn

The Kererū, or New Zealand Wood Pigeon, is a native NZ bird. Fun fact- it won 'Bird of the Year' in 2018! Kererū have famously earned a reputation as the drunkest bird in New Zealand due to their habit of falling out from trees after consuming rotting fruit left lying on the ground.

In our rendition, we teach you step-by-step how to paint this gorgeous bird with some abstract leaves in the background.

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