The Thunderbird

A giant bird whose flapping wings make the sound of thunder?  No problem!

Start with a little inspiration:

The Lakota Thunderbird image

The Lakota Thunderbird image

Phil lays out the Native American pattern on the body:

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First rehearsal with the partially finished bird:

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Adding paint details to the body and wings:

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And finally, flapping practice!

Thunderbird

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