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Old Monday 18th March 2013, 11:57   #1
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Paintings of observed birds

Hi,

I try and take a digiscoped photo of new birds spotted.

It is also my intention to produce a watercolour of birds that I've seen, ideally using one of my photos as the subject.

Attached are a couple of sample record paintings.

My painting of the Canada Goose isn't from one of my photos but the Ruff & Redshank is and I've attached the original photo taken from my video footage.

I do most of my watching at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg in NE Scotland and have gathered quite a selection of record photos. Strathbeg is a prolific place for birds.

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Old Monday 18th March 2013, 16:21   #2
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a cracking set of water colours love the goose....mark
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Old Monday 18th March 2013, 16:36   #3
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a cracking set of water colours love the goose....mark
yes, really nice. The way you handle water is also excellent - nice work.
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Old Tuesday 19th March 2013, 07:55   #4
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The Canada goose is a cracker
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The wader pair is my favourite there.
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For me too, very nice indeed. Nice introduction to your work, welcome aboard!
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Desert Wheatear

Hi all,

Many thanks for all your kind comments.

There are a lot of talented people showing work here..... inspiring.

I've posted a study watercolour of a Desert Wheatear along with my original photos.

This is the bird that will set a UK record of 114 days if it is still present at the site in NE Scotland on Monday.............let's hope it makes it.....horrendous weather here at the moment.
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Very nice work indeed! By the way, your weather is on the news here in Norway today, and it looks bad even for us. A real test for the Wheatear, I should think...
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