Fun Pear Kea

Pear Kea

I created this fun food Pear Kea back in Nov but hadn’t posted step-by-step photos. As I have received a request for detailed instructions I thought I may as well disseminate to all!

It looks really complicated but actually it’s quite simple (if a little time consuming).

healthy party food Pear Kea

Recipe

– Green pear

– Brown pear

– Mandarin

– Raisin

– Desiccated coconut

Method

1. I drew a rough outline of the bird then began to fill in the body with chopped, green pear.

Pear Kea - 1 outline (1 of 1)

2. Then added more.

Pear Kea - 2 start body (1 of 1)

3. And began the tail.

Pear Kea - 3 start tail (1 of 1)

4. Filling in the gaps.

Pear Kea - 4 fill in gaps (1 of 1)

5. Then started the larger tail feathers with brown pear.

Pear Kea - 5 tail (1 of 1)

6. Beginning the top wing with mandarin segments.

Pear Kea - 6 top wing (1 of 1)

7. Then the bottom wing.

Pear Kea - 7 bottom wing (1 of 1)

8. Slice the brown pear very thinly into curved strips to create the long, feathery wing tips.

Pear Kea - 8 bottom wing tips (1 of 1)

9. And do the same on all the wings.

Pear Kea - 9 top wing tips (1 of 1)

10. Add larger slices of pear to elongate the tail.

Pear Kea - 10 large tail feathers (1 of 1)

11. Use small pieces of pear flesh to create the white highlights.

Pear Kea - 11 detail (1 of 1)

12. And a beak.

Pear Kea - 12 beak (1 of 1)

13. Add a raisin eye and some pear feet.

Pear Kea - 13 eye (1 of 1)

14. Finishing with some desiccated coconut clouds.

Fun food art Pear Kea

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