Calcatrix sketches. Took a bunch of bird prompts on twitter and working through them as practice for this high-fluff fantasy setting.
Eurasian Magpie (barter/trader), Gannet (delivery service/messenger), Generic hawk, Crow (Fortunes, Luck charms).
Now this is entirely too adorable.
(via Owl Griffin color design by ~RobtheDoodler on deviantART)
Those scales, the texture. What enviable steady hands.
(via Hippocantes by *Vyrilien on deviantART)