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Old Sunday 23rd November 2008, 19:09   #1076
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Glad you're back safe and sound. Another vote for the moorhen.
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Old Monday 24th November 2008, 20:05   #1077
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Old Tuesday 25th November 2008, 08:28   #1078
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I'm looking forward to this being completed. It is nice to see the work in stages though.
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Old Tuesday 25th November 2008, 09:15   #1079
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Looking good Arthur. I hope you'll be back up to fighting strength soon but not being able to move around too much is a great excuse to be painting!

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Old Tuesday 25th November 2008, 16:07   #1080
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I think the comp. is as I want it.

Took Peters advice and put another-one in to brake up the spacing.

Time to get on with the Bohemian Party.
Then take a look at the tree.
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Old Tuesday 25th November 2008, 16:37   #1081
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Its all starting to pull together here Arthur, A great piece if I may say so......All this time ive been playing with single birds, loose sketches with even looser watercolour, but this has given me some sencible thoughts about what direction I should take, not keep buggering about with loose stuff, but actuially try to do a tighter and more detailed watercolour....and the trick is, as youve proven, little bit at a time....
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Old Tuesday 25th November 2008, 17:09   #1082
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Its all starting to pull together here Arthur, A great piece if I may say so......All this time ive been playing with single birds, loose sketches with even looser watercolour, but this has given me some sencible thoughts about what direction I should take, not keep buggering about with loose stuff, but actuially try to do a tighter and more detailed watercolour....and the trick is, as youve proven, little bit at a time....
Looks like a wimmer. What a lovely comp...

Can almost see the finihed piece, it's going to be on of your best to date I think Aurthut, will tune in soon for the next installment....
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Old Thursday 27th November 2008, 11:03   #1083
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Looks like a wimmer. What a lovely comp...

Can almost see the finihed piece, it's going to be on of your best to date I think Aurthut, will tune in soon for the next installment....
Ta Alien gladd yu licked it and tink its a wimmer two

Hope you take it in the same humour as I read yours Alan?

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Old Thursday 27th November 2008, 11:09   #1084
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Keep experimenting Andrew you will end up with a few muddy ones.
The waxwings are in Gouache a medium I'me learning with but getting to like alot.
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Old Thursday 27th November 2008, 20:19   #1085
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So this is in a new medium - I think this suits your style very, very well, your watercolours are great as they are, but gouache just seems to suit your way of working better, I really can't wait to see this one finished.
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Old Sunday 30th November 2008, 10:15   #1086
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A Bohemian Party

Gouache 22" X 30"

A comp. of the two waxwings which dropped into the garden for about twenty minutes.
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Old Sunday 30th November 2008, 11:31   #1087
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Yep, Love this one, shows them off well..................each has a character of its own, but all works well with eachother...
Think Ill stick to my Watercolours for now Arthur, need to learn one trick at a time methinks....but applause for this one nevertheless
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Old Sunday 30th November 2008, 15:37   #1088
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worth the wait - simply beautiful piece - would be great as a design for a xmas card. Excellent work once again.
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Old Sunday 30th November 2008, 16:39   #1089
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Gorgeous painting Arthur. No need to discuss composition, colour, jizz or whatever - it's just a wonderful celebration of birds and the thorough enjoyment of seeing them.
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Old Monday 1st December 2008, 07:53   #1090
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Nice one Arthur. You've caught some brilliant poses there. Really works well.
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That's the way waxies are - there's a tree full of berries, then come the waxwings, and lo, there's a tree full of birds! Charming painting. :)

And did I say already that the latest barnie is simply wonderful! I've been admiring over and over again the way you've painted the texture of the feathers.

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Old Monday 1st December 2008, 08:18   #1092
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Agree totally with all the comments above; An excellent job Arthur.

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Old Monday 1st December 2008, 19:32   #1094
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Thank you all for your kind comments.
Some goldie sketches from this morning.it was snowing and the feeders were
full so some decided to have a go at the dahlia seed heads just by my window.
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Old Tuesday 2nd December 2008, 15:25   #1096
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Super drawings Arthur - a few absolute gems amongst these.
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a 'charm'ing lot of sketches - couldn't resist!
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Especially love the second pace! The one on the branch is full of character, and the in-flight ones are ace, they really are flying!

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Old Wednesday 3rd December 2008, 07:28   #1099
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Nicely done, I wish they came to my feeders more often. It seems they like the rain and they turn up in groups of five or six for a couple of days then move on and it can be weeks before I see them again.

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A water colour of a couple of characters from the garden.
Wrenny who nested in one of the flower baskets and hides behind the wall clock if any signs of danger.
Mrs Blackcap looks docile but when feeding on the mealworms she's the boss, take on anyone.
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