Things don't always go as planned. I had a background that I created last week and decided I would add a bird or two. I took an old book and pulled out some pages and drew two birds. I cut out the images, placed them every which way on the background but it just wasn't working. I created another background. ARGH! That one was even worse! Looking at a left over book page on my drawing table I thought maybe that was the trick. I turned the page so the words are going opposite directions and attached him away from the page adding a nice shadow. He looked like he was coming out of the story which was better than I had hoped. Sometimes you have to just keep trying! The birds were colored with copic markers, outlined in a colored pencil. I added some highlights with white charcoal pencil. I simply rolled blue painters tape to give me the 3-D affect.