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Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 7th November 2012, 13:41
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Fandadbbydozy alright. My preference is for the...

Fandadbbydozy alright. My preference is for the first I think due to the variation in detail with parts of the painting in higher focus than others. That's something I particularly like in paintings...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 3rd November 2012, 20:11
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Did someone say 'Derry Deluge!'? Sure seems...

Did someone say 'Derry Deluge!'? Sure seems similar. I've been through twice now but still haven't had time to read everything. Suffice it to say that they're all a pleasure to see and show you're...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 1st October 2012, 13:35
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Definitely going the right way Mike! And as usual...

Definitely going the right way Mike! And as usual it's a great pleasure to see your field sketches. Hope you entered the SWLA field sketch competition along with some of the other excellent field...
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 13th July 2012, 22:08
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Have to agree with Ed here. And that header pic...

Have to agree with Ed here. And that header pic seems particularly fitting. All adds up to a classy site.
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 9th July 2012, 22:30
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Looks good Mike and it seems like oils are giving...

Looks good Mike and it seems like oils are giving you no problem at all. We've had nesting peregrines in a church steeple just blocks from where I live for last couple months but I've had very few...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 21st June 2012, 18:46
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Couldn't agree more. That last swallow is...

Couldn't agree more. That last swallow is particularly nice.
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 20th June 2012, 21:52
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Posted By solitaryVSong
An interesting take on oils Mike. I had no idea...

An interesting take on oils Mike. I had no idea you came to acrylics from watercolor. My last abstract painting was all done in oil after many years with acrylic. But then I had a large studio. Now...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 4th June 2012, 18:25
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Outstanding is right. That is a real beauty!

Outstanding is right. That is a real beauty!
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 4th June 2012, 17:13
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Posted By solitaryVSong
All very nice Mike. Your return to oils seems...

All very nice Mike. Your return to oils seems pretty seamless. And as you know I'm always partial to your fieldsketches.

Was out briefly this morning before we imported your cold and wet weather...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 24th May 2012, 17:36
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Another vote for that Whitethroat page! As always...

Another vote for that Whitethroat page! As always they're a pleasure to see. Let's hope you have the time to do more.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 15th May 2012, 17:09
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Don't know how you manage to use all those greens...

Don't know how you manage to use all those greens and still be successful Mike but you always do! A handsome painting as user says.
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 7th May 2012, 23:15
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Posted By solitaryVSong
No Hawaiian shirt after had the complex depth of...

No Hawaiian shirt after had the complex depth of this Mike! I think you've done a great job of combining bird and environment. I'd be very happy with this one.
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 23rd April 2012, 19:11
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Great to see your sketches again Mike! It looks...

Great to see your sketches again Mike! It looks like the shakiness quickly disappeared as you went from drawing 1 to 3. Wren looks good as well. One of its US relatives, the Carolina Wren, I remember...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 18th April 2012, 12:31
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Posted By solitaryVSong
A glowing little portrait. And welcome back! I...

A glowing little portrait. And welcome back!

I had to think of you when I had the opportunity to sketch, briefly an Eastern Screech Owl, the other day. Where were all of Mike's field sketches of...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 14th November 2011, 13:24
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Very nice Mike. And striking colors once again.

Very nice Mike. And striking colors once again.
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 5th November 2011, 18:27
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Posted By solitaryVSong
The colors in the last two 'starts' are...

The colors in the last two 'starts' are breathtaking. It's this type of sky that makes me think I should drop everything else and paint skies(not that I could). Of course it's the dark of the bird...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 30th October 2011, 12:03
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Posted By solitaryVSong
This is a real beauty Mike. Strong composition...

This is a real beauty Mike. Strong composition but especially the color and light are very striking. It's a beauty as is and I'm sure will be even more so in a more finished work. I just love this...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 11th October 2011, 13:13
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Posted By solitaryVSong
The pages of your dusty sketchbook are always a...

The pages of your dusty sketchbook are always a treat Mike. I particularly like the hares. I know what you mean about mammals being a challenge. However yours never LOOK like they were a challenge!
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 28th September 2011, 12:57
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Well I wish I'd seen some of these in real life...

Well I wish I'd seen some of these in real life so I could make a comment on the crypticness. But the first thing I thought was: oh look there's a second one. So I think you've done a great job in...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 10th September 2011, 12:56
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Looks just great Mike, in spite of what your...

Looks just great Mike, in spite of what your family might think! I almost said something in my last comment about this being the type of painting where most likely you could always find something to...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 4th September 2011, 14:32
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Like Tim I thought this was done when I saw the...

Like Tim I thought this was done when I saw the previous version even though you indicated it wasn't. But your changes make sense and it is much better now. It really is a stunning painting. I'm sure...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 28th August 2011, 17:08
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Not sure if this is an indication that you're...

Not sure if this is an indication that you're feeling better or actually getting worse.B (:


Had to wait a day to come back and try to digest all of this. What a pleasure it's been. And I think that...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 27th August 2011, 13:19
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Posted By solitaryVSong
As much as I love your bird sketches I'm glad...

As much as I love your bird sketches I'm glad that you included here some of the landscape itself. It all adds up to a very exciting visual sketchbook of the entire experience.

Get completely well...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 21st August 2011, 12:42
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Welcome back Mike. Sounds like the trip was great!

Welcome back Mike. Sounds like the trip was great!
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 26th July 2011, 15:54
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Posted By solitaryVSong
Really an amazing painting Mike! Have a great...

Really an amazing painting Mike! Have a great time on your trip.
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