Ostrich (noun)

– a flightless swift-running African bird with a long neck, long legs, and two toes on each foot. It is the largest living bird, with males reaching an average height of 8 feet (2.5 m).ostrich. Struthio camelus, the only member of the family Struthionidae.
– a person who refuses to face reality or accept facts. [ORIGIN: from the popular belief that ostriches bury their heads in the sand if pursued.]
ORIGIN Middle English : from Old French ostriche, from Latin avis ‘bird’ + late Latin struthio (from Greek strouthiōn ‘ostrich,’ from strouthos ‘sparrow or ostrich’ ).

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything as my computer has been down (not with the flu, as was anybody else, but with a hardware default). I still haven’t reinstalled Photoshop, etc. But I got my scanner up and running yesterday. So here are the first results of the start of my second year ‘Illustration design’. We had to pick an animal that we will be focusing on for some time, so you can expect more birds to come.


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