bird wing folding animation + prep photos: May 22:
edited as per
's critique! Thank you!
I had the primaries not quite lined up correctly on the folded ventral view--very minor edit, but important, so if anyone saved this for reference, go ahead and replace your copy with this version.(And I changed some wording, but I'm sure someone will still find a way to whine about it bahaha)---
This isn't a critique of angel anatomy.
This is a critique of bird wing
anatomy. Which can
be critiqued objectively because it's a real thing. One ought to understand bird wings before one goes gluing them onto humans. Even good
artists fall into this stunted-secondary-trap...................
I played with a lot of dead birds to get this information. It's not in any other tutorials! Go forth and use it, and lower everyone's blood pressure (or at least just mine).
why waist-wings don't work:edit:
to everyone having fits for various reasons: a small preview of the extent of my angel anatomy projectedit again:
to everyone having fits specifically about pectorals: Check.
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