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Forum: Panasonic Sunday 30th April 2017, 16:38
Replies: 1
Views: 3,277
Posted By RussB
FZ330 An Idiot's Guide

Hi!
Not been on BF for some time and then it was all on the art forum. Just got a second hand FZ330 to take record shots, holiday pics and back up for my main passion - field sketching. I've been...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 14th April 2013, 10:28
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
Finally, two peckers - Brown-fronted, which was...

Finally, two peckers - Brown-fronted, which was playing 'peek-a-boo' by our hotel in Rhanikhet continuously for about a minute, thus offering the oppo for this sketch! See also crap sketch of...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 14th April 2013, 10:12
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
We experienced some very unseasonal heavy rain on...

We experienced some very unseasonal heavy rain on a couple of days which meant being confined to digs, so to whittle the time away here's a bic pen sketch of my a view across the valley from our...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 14th April 2013, 10:04
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
More owls (please zoom in - I've yet to master...

More owls (please zoom in - I've yet to master the new scanner set up on my PC) - Asian Barred Owlet and Collared Owlet; the former sat in a tree in the middle of a bustling north Indian village...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 14th April 2013, 09:56
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
Greetings! Yes, I'm still alive and soldiering on...

Greetings! Yes, I'm still alive and soldiering on with the sketches. Seeing as that you will all have missed the master at work - ah, ah, ah - I thought it was high-time I got back on the art forum....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 1st September 2012, 18:12
Replies: 526
Views: 104,895
Posted By RussB
Thanks for more useful info, guys! If anything...

Thanks for more useful info, guys!
If anything else comes to mind I know where to come! I'll definitely be paying regular visits here for an update of the Mallorcan migration, and I really look...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 1st September 2012, 07:39
Replies: 526
Views: 104,895
Posted By RussB
Thanks for the info, guys! The place is obviously...

Thanks for the info, guys!
The place is obviously still pulling the birds, as I've found out by reading back through the thread!
I generally don't go mad to see new birds but it, Eleonora's apart -...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 31st August 2012, 17:10
Replies: 526
Views: 104,895
Posted By RussB
Hi there! I didn't know such a thread existed,...

Hi there! I didn't know such a thread existed, even on BF!

I've booked for a week at Puerto Pollensa from late Sept into early Oct with the ladyfriend. As I've not been since I was a nipper I'm...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:48
Replies: 174
Views: 20,579
Posted By RussB
Yeah, that Heron is really very good! Cracking...

Yeah, that Heron is really very good! Cracking Kestrel and Grey Wag, too. If I could go at it knowing my efforts would be this good in such a short time, then I would - no probs!

Russ
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:44
Replies: 1,468
Views: 129,423
Posted By RussB
Alan, Ken - many thanks for the advice! Russ

Alan, Ken - many thanks for the advice!


Russ
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:41
Replies: 1,943
Views: 185,458
Posted By RussB
Hi Ken, Been some months since I...

Hi Ken,
Been some months since I commented last. Good to see you still working in all this different media. Nice work with the sketches of the Green Heron and Flycatchers; some very nice...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By RussB
I'll be watching if that bird with the blond hair...

I'll be watching if that bird with the blond hair is still going to be appearing!
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:32
Replies: 437
Views: 60,133
Posted By RussB
Oh Sxxt! That Eider is monstrously good and the...

Oh Sxxt! That Eider is monstrously good and the warbler piece is simply awesome. Further comment would be superflous!

Russ
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:25
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
More Lil' Egrets and Spotted Redshank sketches. I...

More Lil' Egrets and Spotted Redshank sketches. I still fart about with detail, but try to keep it to a minimum. Just a hint of shading to suggest any plumage detail should all be what's really...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:21
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
More shanks plus Little Egret. I'm now trying to...

More shanks plus Little Egret. I'm now trying to sketch purely as I watch the bird, rather than rely on the 'visual memory'. Even though I consider mine to be poor, which only lasts two or three...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 25th August 2012, 11:11
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
Many thanks for your comments. A few weeks ago I...

Many thanks for your comments.
A few weeks ago I decided to 'chuck out' what I thought I knew and try to adopt a much looser style, that would hopefully capture that ever elusive jizz of the live...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 15th August 2012, 16:24
Replies: 1,468
Views: 129,423
Posted By RussB
Hi there! Me too, but I've not yet had the...

Hi there! Me too, but I've not yet had the inclination to use it!
Where can I find another thread which features such fantastic subjects gulls; waders and raptors, and all effortlessly captured. The...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 15th August 2012, 16:16
Replies: 57
Views: 6,855
Posted By RussB
Wow! Superb work with the Black-winged Prat. I'm...

Wow! Superb work with the Black-winged Prat. I'm most impressed! These flight studies are quite sensational. Don't spoil it and tell me you've done done 'em with the aid of a camera!
Can't wait to...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 15th August 2012, 16:08
Replies: 437
Views: 60,133
Posted By RussB
Well, I've put it off long enough, having to take...

Well, I've put it off long enough, having to take a look on here!
Dare I say you have IMPROVED since I last looked? Of these latest pieces I must agree with Buzzard12; the female Eider and Arctic...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 13th August 2012, 20:16
Replies: 12
Views: 2,114
Posted By RussB
Hi Mark, I'll be travelling down for...

Hi Mark,
I'll be travelling down for the Friday show. I'll check out your superb carvings!

Regards

Russ
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 13th August 2012, 20:05
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
My last three, until next time. That'll be after...

My last three, until next time. That'll be after the Birdfair, where I hope to purchase fine art and gather inspiration yet again.

Cheers
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 13th August 2012, 20:03
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
Finally, a selection of cormorants from a few...

Finally, a selection of cormorants from a few weeks ago. Despite having made literally hundreds of sketches of these in the past, I'm always surprised how difficult they are when you come back to...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 13th August 2012, 19:47
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
More Lil' Gulls, including dodgy flight sketches!...

More Lil' Gulls, including dodgy flight sketches! I'm pushing the boundaries a bit more, as they say!

I know the next logical step is a splash of watercolour. However, I've bored you all enough in...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 13th August 2012, 19:41
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
Another 'tick' were five Little Gulls, again at...

Another 'tick' were five Little Gulls, again at Pugs in May.What superbly delicate creatures these are! Mos of the time they were dipping and hawking over the reserve lake but would then settle on...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 13th August 2012, 19:33
Replies: 833
Views: 79,367
Posted By RussB
Sketches of drake Garganey from Pugneys CP in...

Sketches of drake Garganey from Pugneys CP in early May. This was a sketching 'tick' for me in the uk! Again, lots of detail to come to terms with in an intricately plumaged bird, made monstrously...
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