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dennis

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Reply #240 on: December 30, 2012, 07:51:17 AM
You are developing a nice style  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Just over 40 years ago I did a great amount of bird drawings and paintings - so much so they started calling me the 'Bird Man" :whistle:
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Reply #241 on: December 30, 2012, 01:01:31 PM
 :clap: Lovely paintings Red1. Nice to learn about them too.  Thank you.  Dennis please upload some of the bird paintings you have done for us to have a look at especially the pen and ink one which was published.  I have so enjoyed painting birds and animals although I only started painting this year but feel at such peace when painting them.  Patricia
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Reply #242 on: December 30, 2012, 01:59:11 PM
Red beautiful painting.... :clap:

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Reply #243 on: December 30, 2012, 02:03:59 PM
they started calling me the 'Bird Man" :whistle:


 :2funny:  Not of Alcatraz, I hope :2funny:

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Reply #244 on: December 30, 2012, 04:56:29 PM
Red, these last two are very good, but my favorite is the one before these.  He sure is struttin' his stuff!
We are very fortunate to have these birds in Missouri where we spend our summers and also here in Florida.  We live on a lake in Missouri, and the Great Blues frequent our dock for their evening dining.  In Florida, we live very close to the coast and the marsh, but are separated by more residential areas so we don't get to see them as often unless we get closer to their habitat.  We do have lots of egrets here though..  Yesterday, I saw one in the tree tops preening himself in the warm sun.  I love watching them.  We get a few roseate spoonbills too.
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Reply #245 on: December 30, 2012, 07:58:07 PM
Two more beautiful paintings.  Love them, Red1.   :smitten:
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Reply #246 on: December 31, 2012, 04:30:01 AM
Hey Red1, you are on a roll!! great stuff!! ;D


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Reply #247 on: December 31, 2012, 04:42:11 AM
Red--Can't believe I missed these beautiful paintings.  I especially love the first at it has so much energy with it.  Like others, Blue Herons hold a magic for me. We have many here in the Louisiana swamp and to see them take off in flight or to glide across the swamp is spectacular.  You really got me with that one!!!


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Reply #248 on: December 31, 2012, 08:44:47 AM
I happened to see an article on TV a few years back about the Birdman of Alcatraz - very interesting indeed.
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Reply #249 on: December 31, 2012, 09:46:27 PM
Dennis, I never saw the movie or read the book about Robert Stroud "The Birdman of Alcatraz" but I have read snippets of information on him and how he cured so many birds of disease by administering Hydrogen Peroxide in their drinking water. Interesting.  Patricia       
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Reply #250 on: January 01, 2013, 12:41:20 AM
I've been to Alcatraz.  They have a gift shop there with some of his writings and pictures of his birds.  He raised and sold canaries during his incarceration. I think he was only at Alcatraz a few years before he died.  He spent most of his time in Leavenworth.


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Reply #251 on: January 01, 2013, 01:20:35 AM
I think I've gone bird-whacky!!  :D :dance: :dance: :dance:


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Reply #252 on: January 01, 2013, 02:11:32 AM
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Reply #253 on: January 01, 2013, 02:53:43 AM
 :2funny: :2funny: :2funny: Bah ha ha :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:


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Reply #254 on: January 01, 2013, 09:54:23 AM
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Terrific Cardinal by the way!
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