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Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 18th May 2016, 21:43
Replies: 105
Views: 10,974
Posted By abbotalefan
Wow, what wonderful sketches! Looking forward to...

Wow, what wonderful sketches! Looking forward to seeing many more:t: I'm trying to get into a daily sketch habit as well, you're definitely inspiring me here!

Sharon
(I'm going back for another look...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 16th March 2015, 19:56
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
Thank kankushok :-) Here's a drypoint, based on...

Thank kankushok :-)

Here's a drypoint, based on a drawing I did a while back.
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Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 18th January 2015, 19:36
Replies: 29
Views: 6,902
Posted By abbotalefan
They are lovely!

They are lovely!
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 18th January 2015, 19:27
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
It's been a while since I was in here, but I...

It's been a while since I was in here, but I thought I'd share my latest linocut - a three-colour reduction. If anyone has a better title than 'Lapwings', please let me know!
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Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 7th August 2014, 11:18
Replies: 433
Views: 73,720
Posted By abbotalefan
Superb.

Superb.
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 7th August 2014, 11:13
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
Wow, thanks for the lovely comment Andy! I'm...

Wow, thanks for the lovely comment Andy! I'm pretty much self-taught, though I do go along to the occasional workshop, always good for picking up useful tips! I've been to workshops in printmaking...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 6th August 2014, 19:54
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
Little owl (Athene noctua) drypoint print, part...

Little owl (Athene noctua) drypoint print, part of my 'Bird list' project of birds I've seen or heard from my house/garden. I occasionally see these guys flying about, but more often hear them - they...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 22nd July 2014, 21:08
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
Experimenting with adding some watercolour to...

Experimenting with adding some watercolour to some of the sparrow drypoint prints...

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Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 22nd July 2014, 21:04
Replies: 14
Views: 3,549
Posted By abbotalefan
Wow, nice work!

Wow, nice work!
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 22nd July 2014, 21:03
Replies: 20
Views: 6,177
Posted By abbotalefan
That's lovely!

That's lovely!
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 13th July 2014, 14:41
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
Another drypoint, this time a house...

Another drypoint, this time a house sparrow

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Printed area approx 6 by 8". Having inky fun with these!
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 13th July 2014, 14:39
Replies: 433
Views: 73,720
Posted By abbotalefan
Just outstanding as always!

Just outstanding as always!
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 28th June 2014, 21:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,235
Posted By abbotalefan
Hi Andy Love your sketches, it definitely looks...

Hi Andy

Love your sketches, it definitely looks like a meadow pipit! Re the red kite, you might want to check the relative size of the wings - the lower wing in the photo is at an angle to the...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 28th June 2014, 21:20
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
I have treated myself to a baby etching press...

I have treated myself to a baby etching press (it's really small!), so I've been having a go at some drypoint; this one is with chine colle (fancy French term meaning 'stuck-on tissue...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 25th February 2014, 18:34
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
Thanks for the comments, you guys are...

Thanks for the comments, you guys are lovely:t:

Here's a biro drawing from my own ref, very much inspired by this forum's Paschalis Dougalis (spizaetos).
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 26th January 2014, 13:13
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
I enjoyed my hour doing the RSPB's Big Garden...

I enjoyed my hour doing the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch yesterday morning. My highlight was a flock of 11 goldfinches, up in the top of the tree at the bottom of the garden. Inspiration to get the...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th January 2014, 13:21
Replies: 102
Views: 21,055
Posted By abbotalefan
Fab, love the shoveler woodblock print especially.

Fab, love the shoveler woodblock print especially.
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th January 2014, 13:20
Replies: 433
Views: 73,720
Posted By abbotalefan
Lovely lovely work! The peacocks are just...

Lovely lovely work! The peacocks are just wonderful.
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th January 2014, 13:16
Replies: 103
Views: 13,374
Posted By abbotalefan
Just fabulous! Love your work. Hard to pick a...

Just fabulous! Love your work. Hard to pick a favourite, but I do like the magpie, great colour combination.
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th January 2014, 13:14
Replies: 32
Views: 6,876
Posted By abbotalefan
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th January 2014, 13:13
Replies: 27
Views: 10,891
Posted By abbotalefan
Very belated Happy New Year to you all! Some...

Very belated Happy New Year to you all!

Some more birdy art from me...

The pencil drawing is of a sadly expired long-tailed tit, drawn from life, and the other two pages are biro sketches of...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 30th September 2013, 20:36
Replies: 2,633
Views: 271,580
Posted By abbotalefan
Wonderful, rich painting.

Wonderful, rich painting.
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 30th September 2013, 20:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,915
Posted By abbotalefan
Amazing! The detail in the face is just wonderful.

Amazing! The detail in the face is just wonderful.
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 30th September 2013, 20:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,743
Posted By abbotalefan
Lovely, I am amazed at the detail!

Lovely, I am amazed at the detail!
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 30th September 2013, 20:30
Replies: 43
Views: 6,226
Posted By abbotalefan
Nice work!

Nice work!
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