Tag Archives: bird

‘Meandering in the meadow’ pheasant art

I have been working on this large piece over the last week, between riding and work I decided it was eventually finished. I started the pheasant in polychromos ( now I wish I hadn’t, as it was not how I … Continue reading

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10#worldwatercolormonth- hummingbird trend brusho alternative experiment

For today’s world watercolour month post I decided to follow the trend of late, many blogger friends have painted the most beautiful hummingbirds, for the monthly celebrated draw a bird day, hosted by Laura at create art every day. Now … Continue reading

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‘Mr Fisher’ watercolour and pastel seagull

My gosh I have surprised myself, this is the second piece I have finished today ( both dog – last post and seagull were started during the week) such light relief after the go slow nature of oil painting. This seagull … Continue reading

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‘Cock sure’

This was so much fun, watercolour and then lots of soft pastel. This is painted on daler rowney mixed media, it is lovely thick card, with a bit of texture, so it holds the pastel well, not so good for … Continue reading

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This weeks doodle sketches in graphite and pastel

A number of doodle sketches completed this week, between oil painting, some in graphite, some in pastel ( some I actually did a while ago and had left in the pastel pad, so I sprayed with fixative, and thought I … Continue reading

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Draw a bird day- robin

Its that time of the month, so I am re blogging about my robin painting I did for my mum, for Mother’s Day. It was painted in oil. Take a look at methodtwomadness, who host the event each month. Started … Continue reading

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Re kindled love of oils

With the approach of our local hospice fundraising art auction, I have had the oil paints out to complete a canvas, having mainly used watercolours over the last year, it was a struggle to get back into the gloopy stuff. … Continue reading

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‘Startled’ Draw-a bird-day watercolour pheasant

I have spent the whole day painting, apart from mucking out the ponies this morning. Instead of finishing the paintings I started yesterday, I did my usual, and started something new. Inspired by the draw a bird day, that I … Continue reading

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Thank you cards, watercolour sketches

My 2015 Christmas ‘thank you’ cards, are quick watercolour sketches, a boxer dog for a patient at work ( I had said I would paint one for her a little while ago). A hare ( of course),and lastly a selection … Continue reading

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Second painting for hospice treatment room

Having hung my first painting for the nurses treatment room at our local hospice , we decided it needed a second complimentary painting to cover some rogue screws that were left from a previous fixture. I stuck with a bird … Continue reading

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