Today I’m showing you how I drew these two Harris’s hawks in colored pencil using Polychromos and Luminance pencils over an airbrushed background. I’ve used Fabriano Artistico extra white hot pressed 140lb watercolor paper and createx airbrush paint. My reference photo comes from

Colors used:
Luminance: light blue, French grey 30%, brown ochre 50%, burnt sienna 50%, genuine cobalt blue, paynes grey, violet grey, raw umber 10%, white, buff titanium, sepia 50%, sepia, violet brown, brown ochre 10%, burnt sienna

Polychromos: black, nougat, warm grey II, Indian red, delft blue, walnut brown, bistre, olive green yellowish, burnt sienna, middle cadmium red, helioblue-reddish, dark naples ochre, warm grey VI, warm grey IV, burnt ochre, cold grey III, sanguine, caput mortuum violet, dark cadmium yellow, brown ochre, green gold, cold grey VI, light chrome yellow