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Old Thursday 20th September 2012, 09:42   #1
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Hi everyone, this is my first post here. These are some of my bird drawings, all done in coloured pencils, hope you enjoy them :)

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Old Thursday 20th September 2012, 09:45   #2
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Very beautifuly done , sencitive drawings, thanks for sharing!

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Old Thursday 20th September 2012, 10:40   #3
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Thank you very much Paschalis! I had a look at your website and I love your artwork too :)
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Very nicely done!

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Old Thursday 20th September 2012, 12:24   #5
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Wow, love them all but that Blue Tit is amazing.
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Old Thursday 20th September 2012, 16:35   #6
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Beautiful work - welcome to Birdforum!!!!
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Old Friday 21st September 2012, 12:00   #7
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Thank you Larry, Adam and Tim for your comments, I'm glad you like my work :)
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Old Monday 24th September 2012, 09:55   #9
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Always nice to see another sketcher from this neck of the woods! Lovely work, especially with the Blue Tit. I'm going to hazard a guess and say you use Derwent pencils...?
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Thanks colleen and colonelboris! No, I use Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
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Very nice drawings, Cat. I love the Kookaburra especially.
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Thanks colleen and colonelboris! No, I use Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
It was a 50:50 guess! I made a thread on here about the pencils available in Australia recently. Luckily, Prismacolor seem to be becoming more available. I like the range of shades in Derwent and F-C, but find the leads to be a bit hard. However, you can't beat them for the range of skin tones.
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Old Tuesday 25th September 2012, 11:43   #13
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Extremely delicate drawings! Looking forward to seeing more from you.
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Thanks very much Graham, the kookaburra is my favourite too I think. Colonelboris, Prismacolor were the first coloured pencils I bought but I found them a bit too soft, my sharpener just ate them up. I haven't tried Derwents before but would be interested to give them a go.

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What a fine looking Blue Tit, colours look perfect
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welcome to the art section, these are very nice indeed, beautifully subtle use of colours and the character of the birds are really done well.
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Thank you very much Nick :)
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Very delicately done and all the more beautiful for it. Welcome aboard!

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Colonelboris, Prismacolor were the first coloured pencils I bought but I found them a bit too soft, my sharpener just ate them up. I haven't tried Derwents before but would be interested to give them a go.
Ah, the trick to Prismacolor/Karismacolor is to give them two turns at most, but they do wear down quick.
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