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Old Saturday 26th May 2012, 18:16   #51
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird

I've just completed this original watercolor of the beautiful ruby-throated hummingbird hovering at a hibiscus blossom; frame size 16"x20". Enjoy. For more artwork, visit my blog at http://tombosewatercolors.blogspot.com/
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Old Saturday 26th May 2012, 18:46   #52
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Very nicely done.

I've seen them in the wild recently but still none in the garden. Hopefully within the month. They're always such a pleasure to have around.
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Old Saturday 26th May 2012, 19:05   #53
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Lovely - the botany is handled delicately and the design is perfect. Really like this!
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Old Saturday 26th May 2012, 21:52   #54
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Im really impressed with this one excellent flowers too
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Eastern Collared Lizards II

Just finished this watercolor of male and female eastern collared lizards with a prickly pear blossom. This is my second effort for both subjects because they're so colorful and exquisite. Hope you enjoy them. Thank you again for all your kind comments. They keep me motivated to try harder.
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Really nicely done - I especially like the hummer.
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What a lovely thread you have here, my absolute favorite was your first post, the female cardinal. The colors of the bird and the contrast between color and black-white is beautiful!
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There's a delicacy to your technique that perfectly seems to suit the fast and scampering world of small reptiles. Very nice indeed.

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Green Tree Frog

Greetings, everyone. I've just completed this 16"x20" watercolor of the beautiful green tree frog, another native of Missouri, my wonderfully diverse state. I hope you enjoy it.
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Old Wednesday 20th June 2012, 04:20   #60
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Beautiful Tom. Float trips on the huzzah, current, or eleven point and sitting on a gravel bar at night hearing those peeps. Magnificent!



Edit: Ruby-Throat precious to us all here. Was at washington state park recently and seen some collared lizards,
thought of your work that instant.

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Some lovely work here Tom
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Very very amazing art!
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just caught up with this tread...really lovely watercolor style, esp love the smaller critters
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Great frog!

On my one and only trip to the States I stayed in North Carolina with my wife's Dad and stepmom. They arranged a BBQ and wanted to borrow some bits from a neighbour's shed so I was sent to bring them over. A tree frog took me by surprise, he was hiding behind some of the stuff that I moved and, as I moved it, he leapt out in my direction. The previous day we'd been walking on a forest trail and had encountered a Copperhead so I can tell you that little frog scared the bejaysus out of me! I forgave him though just because he was such a gorgeous little beastie!

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St. Francis River Crayfish

I sincerely appreciate all of your kind comments regarding my artwork, but what I really love the most are your own stories of how/when you encountered some of these beautiful, magical creatures when you were out enjoying nature. It is for this reason I do what I do. Thank you so much.

Now here's a new watercolor of a St. Francis River Crayfish, unique to one of Missouri's most beautiful waterways. Enjoy.
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Tremendous Tom. Such a thrill to be able to relate to work on a personal level.
Millstream Gardens that the St.Francis flows through, mum & pop loading us up and going down there 40 plus years ago.
Yep, seen those "daddies".

Your work and others that contribute here from around the world touches the heart in manner that cant be expressed by cogniscent thought. Thanks to you and many others here that take the time to share magnificent gifts.
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Fantastic!! stuff...love the reptiles...mark
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Wild Irises

Here's my latest attempt at "Wild Irises", sometimes called "Blue Flags". These are distinctly different from their domesticated cousins. Abundant throughout Missouri, they provide a wonderful splash of color to the landscape in mid- to late spring. This is one of my larger original watercolors, measuring 24"x28". Enjoy.
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Here's my latest attempt at "Wild Irises", sometimes called "Blue Flags". These are distinctly different from their domesticated cousins. Abundant throughout Missouri, they provide a wonderful splash of color to the landscape in mid- to late spring. This is one of my larger original watercolors, measuring 24"x28". Enjoy.
Beautifully handled. Just been through your thread and am very taken by your accomplished and delicate handling of watercolour...
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Those irises are incredible! Wonderful job.

We have them up here in Ontario in the spring as well, beautiful plants.
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Delightful, those Irises...!
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American Goldfinch

Here's a newly completed watercolor of an American Goldfinch perched among day lilies. I wanted to do a subject that would be complimented by a pale yellow mat board and gold frame I already own. The goldfinch matched them perfectly. Enjoy.
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Old Thursday 19th July 2012, 07:19   #75
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I seemed to off missed a lot of your work. Fantastic Your flowers are something else
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