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Reply #45 on: July 31, 2017, 03:43:36 PM
 :whistle: Gi-ta..... I copied it over to the July Challenge!  ^-^    >:D


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Reply #46 on: August 01, 2017, 02:04:46 PM
Thanks Val, for putting this ins the July challenge. Actually, I wanted to try this in WC in the evening, but did not manage it timewise.
Sharon, at present I do not have time to paint in a detailed manner. So, I get some satisfaction in painting these fast paintings and this way I also keep in touch with my art.
This is another cute gold hammer. I used a chinese calligraphy brush for this pairing, which I could go over the paper in a flat angle. That created a nice look for the feathers. The details were done with the little Windsor brush.

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Reply #47 on: August 01, 2017, 03:45:33 PM
Gita

This is the cutest little bird.  Love the colors.  Great feather shapes. Great tree limbs.

This is really terrific.

aloha

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Reply #48 on: August 01, 2017, 03:58:17 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Such a cute bird Gita and well painted as usual.   Patricia
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Reply #49 on: August 01, 2017, 05:39:50 PM
Another excellent sketch!!  :clap: :clap: I think your attention to the details is pretty impressive!
Cheers,
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Reply #50 on: August 01, 2017, 06:58:37 PM
 :heeha: Such a lovely little fellow, I like the feather detailing....all fluffed up like he just had a bath!  :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #51 on: August 02, 2017, 05:56:26 AM
Thank you for your comments Mea, Val, Patricia, Sharon! :smitten:
Feathers are easy to paint since there are no strict rules for colours or shapes according to my opinion.  :smiley6600:
Just added some background. I find it more interesting  this way. Love your comments as always.
 
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Reply #52 on: August 02, 2017, 11:25:08 AM
 :eek:   I was having such a goood time looking at the bird....I didn't even notice ther was no background!  :doh:

This shows him off nicely.  O0    :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #53 on: August 02, 2017, 01:26:56 PM
I love it with the bit of color directly behind the bird. Looks great!
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Reply #54 on: August 02, 2017, 04:29:52 PM
Yes, Gita, the addition of the subtle background is excellent.

I love this little bird painting.

aloha

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Reply #55 on: August 11, 2017, 03:05:47 PM
Close up of a cow - pen and ink with line wash.
Felt good to hold the pen in my fingers again. Love to hear your comments.
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Reply #56 on: August 11, 2017, 03:50:44 PM
Moo, Gita!!  This is so enjoyable to look at.

aloha

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Reply #57 on: August 12, 2017, 02:04:57 AM
Gita, Just now having a look at your FABULOUS sketches.  I just adore them!! I think the quickness gives them some fresh spontaneity.  I especially love the one with the hanging lamp--totally charming.  I have the same set as you and the Koi set.  Love both for travel!  I agree with Mea, you are also great at painting a picture with words :)


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Reply #58 on: August 13, 2017, 11:14:44 AM
Well, I loved Birds,  but I'm over the moon about your cow. You've really caught her cowishness. So many people draw and paint cattle as if they are still life, but I half expect this one to swish her tail and start chewing her cud!


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Reply #59 on: August 13, 2017, 04:57:02 PM
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"COWISHNESS"    I LOVE IT!!!  You have coined a new word.

aloha

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