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nicole / 23 / female pronouns

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CBP: Part 1 / 2

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braidedribbon said: 11 for Kaydin


Crimson Crested Woodpeckers are a lot bigger than I originally thought.
Like, at least double the size.
Kaydin has a female.

… Also drawing Kaydin without even a scrap of Red was a challenge.

Remember when I painted Robin van Persie for school and never uploaded it to tumblr?

Remember when I painted Robin van Persie for school and never uploaded it to tumblr?

This isn’t even the completed character sheet for Kris. (I wanted to do focus drawings on her arms and eyes, as well as different facial expressions).

BUT FOR NOW. This will do.


Good luck getting on the devil-punk-tsundere-type route. She acts cool (if not batshit insane) and all, but boy does she know nothing that’s not rugby. (Hint: get on her good side by working extra hard!— actually just work hard anyway if you know what’s good for you).

Someone mentioned Lesbian Rugby Anime dating game?
I’m sorry I made up my own uniforms, I’ll edit them if we ever get something approved/finalized/more details/whatever.

Here’s lazy doodles of all my birds smiling at you with the colours I associate with them.

This is a very important post.
But mostly for me because I’m the only one who knows things. Sad things.

I think about the Winter Soldier tying his hair back (poorly) a lot.Drawn on my phone whilst at work so I didn’t have the best references.

I think about the Winter Soldier tying his hair back (poorly) a lot.
Drawn on my phone whilst at work so I didn’t have the best references.

So I’ve been working on this one on and off (mostly off) for a few days now. And check it, I finally drew two of them in the same picture!
Also this is totally not how they act when they’re together I don’t know what the heck I was doing. What a misleading image wow. I’m sorry.

Kris and Reese everyone. I guess Reese is gonna bust some heads and Kris is like “okay let’s stop and think about that for a moment”. Yes that’s what’s going on.

Being touched by metal fingers must be weird and uncomfortable. Hmm…

Okay so here’s our first look at Reese. The remaining privately-owned CBP I had planned (for important characters anyway). Her bird is the Araucana— which is a chicken (known for their “ear tufts” and blue eggs). They’re a show-breed kind of thing for the most part but in this case I’m playing off “cock fighting”. She is, essentially, a gladiator. Which is a heavily regulated sport— very expensive for their owners— if anything it’s more like Ultimate Fighting. It is also the most popular televised sport in the city which basically makes the gladiators super stars (But trust me it’s not all glitz and glamor).

Kris may or may not have a huge fan crush on her. Ha. Ahaha. Ha.

Oh look it’s Kris again. Kris is “owned” by one of the two consuls (political system based on the Roman Republic) who are essentially the political figureheads/rulers of the city (which still doesn’t have a name fuckfuck) She is his “body guard”. [Which is weird for a falcon-type (as they are essentially designed for hunting/killing) but as her owner is basically in control of the CBP development program so he can pretty much do whatever he wants in that regard.]

Kris is generally treated poorly and has had the most cybernetic work done to her (she’s had her eyes and arms replaced among other things). She is one expensive CBP and because of this, can kick around anyone’s tail if she was ordered to do so (although Roari would still have an advantage in the dark). 

Remember kiddies, Aplomado Falcons are notorious for their skill in taking their prey right out of the air— which is why they’re prized for falconers who hunt game birds. 

Everyone look it’s Kaydin. Get used to him he’s super important. Also I’m 90% sure he’s the youngest character (so far). He is a Red-Crested Woodpecker.

His job is to find problems or errors and fix them before they can do any (often major) damage. His specialty is that he can see or “feel” these threats bellow the “wood” whereas everyone else can only see these problems once they’re already exposed. However, that’s not the only thing that makes him “special”.

For some reason… every time I draw Roari or Pierce alone—- I always end up drawing the other one right after. Their codependency is just that outrageous. SO yes, here is Roari, the Crested Owl. As with Pierce, Roari’s eyes were removed (only at a much later age), and replaced with cybernetics, in fact the goggles he usually wears are to limit his vision in well lit areas as well as keep him focused as the sensory overload is still too much for him to handle in ordinary situations. And yet, sight isn’t his only hunting device; his hearing has been enhanced as well— basically, night time hunts are kinda his thing.

PS: I regret the orange and green colour combo. I just… couldn’t… resist.

So I guess here’s the first formal introduction of Pierce, the Turkey Vulture. He specializes in hunting and tracking with his sense of smell; in fact, his eyes were removed at birth to insure his usefulness (the entire area has been transformed into a secondary olfactory unit). Unfortunately this handicap makes it near impossible for him to hunt alone. He is also the least likely of the predatory birds to engage in combat. He instead leaves that to his partner, Roari.