I was going through some old notebooks and found this rendering of a Japanese Crane (or Red-Crowned Crane) that I did in colored pencil several years ago. I drew it from a photo I took at the Amersfoort Zoo in the Netherlands. I remember originally not liking my rendering very much - I think I wasn't pleased with the gray pencil I used in the middle of the body since the bird is very white. But looking at it on it's own, not compared to the photo, it's not too bad! :) I thought it might be a fun thing to put up since I have been posting a lot of black and white lately.