Peafowl Varieties Chart

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by MinxFox, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    I finally finished part 1 of the varieties chart. I just couldn't go to bed without finishing it! It is pretty late...

    Anyways, if I made any mistakes with a variety color let me know. I had lots of issues making the file smaller while still retaining detail, so I really hope that you can see the birds and their detail and color can be made out.
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    Edit: Yeahh the quality isn't looking so good...I will be working on figuring out that...If anyone has any recommendations let me know. I was freezing photoshop earlier with this huge file and it got better once I sized it down.
     
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  2. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Nice endeavor! Looking forward to the 'tune-up'.
     
  3. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks fantastic!!!!!! Are you prepare to add to the colour list? Just because the UPA does have them listed, doesn't mean they don't exist :p. Hazel and indigo are only two of the growing list of new colours!
     
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  4. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Excellent!
     
  5. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep I need to add some colors and Brad Legg also has other colors like tan wing, mocha, mahogany, etc.
     
  6. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    How did you create that?! It's amazing! [​IMG]
     
  7. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    That looks great, MinxFox! [​IMG]
    What a lot of work!

    Just wondering, how did you decide to use "India Blue" as opposed to "Indian Blue"?
    I'm curious because I wasn't sure which to use for the Image Database...
     
  8. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    I drew a peacock in photoshop, referencing photos of my peacocks. I made sure to use many different layers, so that way, when it was time to make the different varieties, it was easy to do a color overlay on certain layers to quickly and easily change the colors. Some varieties were harder to do than others. The hardest thing was probably drawing the peacock's train! For each variety I googled photos of them to make sure I got the colors right. Some where harder to find images of than others. The same thing was done for the peahen, but the peahen was easier to make.

    I don't know I guess I am just used to using the term India Blue instead of Indian Blue. India Blue just sounds better to me. Also I guess it is like other things such as India Ink, Taste of India, Etc. I see that Wikipedia uses Indian Blue...The Arkive lists is as Indian Peafowl (http://www.arkive.org/indian-peafowl/pavo-cristatus/). I guess there are many ways to say it. Another name is common peafowl.

    The latin name, Pavo Cristatus, means peacock - plumed. And green peafowl, Pavo Muticus, means Peacock - curtailed/docked.
     
  9. AnimalsRmyLife

    AnimalsRmyLife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That chart looks amazing!! Good job!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is interesting about this is the only picture where you can see them all together!
    You can see the work done by the breeders!
    Bravo !
     

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