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Bev S.

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on: August 28, 2014, 08:30:43 PM
My muse went walkabout, sooo I needed some sort of diversion to keep my mind occupied and my hands busy. . .. . .  doing something other than pulling weds and deadheading Daisies, so I decided to finish this Cardinal. Poor thing has been languishing at the back of the cupboard for about a year now with nothing but the bare bones of his form sketched out!!! For shame!!!! And to think I have all these fabulous Faber-Castell Polychromos colored pencils just sitting here collecting dust. . . . . .
Northern Cardinal in CP on Drafting Film
The BG is done on the reverse of the Film with pastels to get that "fuzzy" look. :2funny:
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Reply #1 on: August 28, 2014, 08:37:09 PM
He's beautiful
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Reply #2 on: August 28, 2014, 08:51:44 PM
Very well done! 
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Reply #3 on: August 28, 2014, 08:52:34 PM
beautiful Bev :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #4 on: August 28, 2014, 09:30:10 PM
Your work is always beautiful  Bev.   Your drawing is proof of that !!!    :smitten:


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Reply #5 on: August 29, 2014, 01:35:06 AM
So vibrant! Can't believe he doesn't just up and fly away he looks so real!!!
Liana


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Reply #6 on: August 29, 2014, 02:26:04 AM
Nice job, Bev.  The cardinal looks like he did something wrong and is waiting for someone to dare to blame him.  Like how you did the background.

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Reply #7 on: August 29, 2014, 04:40:09 AM
Bev you know how to work those pencils. Beautiful!  :clap:
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Reply #8 on: August 29, 2014, 09:57:03 AM
Many thanks, everyone. . . Paula, Jill, Nolan, Deborah, Liana, Mia and Natalie  :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou:
 
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Reply #9 on: August 29, 2014, 11:30:39 AM
He is beautiful, Bev!
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Reply #10 on: August 29, 2014, 03:55:18 PM
bev your cardinal is so very well done beautiful  :yippee:
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Reply #11 on: August 29, 2014, 04:54:08 PM
This is fantastic
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Reply #12 on: August 30, 2014, 09:21:38 AM
My muse went walkabout, sooo I needed some sort of diversion to keep my mind occupied and my hands busy. . .. . .  doing something other than pulling weds and deadheading Daisies, so I decided to finish this Cardinal. Poor thing has been languishing at the back of the cupboard for about a year now with nothing but the bare bones of his form sketched out!!! For shame!!!! And to think I have all these fabulous Faber-Castell Polychromos colored pencils just sitting here collecting dust. . . . . .
Northern Cardinal in CP on Drafting Film
The BG is done on the reverse of the Film with pastels to get that "fuzzy" look. :2funny:



That's a very vibrant colour! Looks great against the backdrop. Well done Bev  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #13 on: September 01, 2014, 05:30:06 PM
There I found it Bev,    It is awsome, I beleive  you did a superb job on it the highlight and all and again congrat on your drawing's appearance on newsletter/facebook.  :clap: :clap: :clap: :flowers:  :yippee:
Can't wait to see your humming bird that you are working on.  :painting: :painting: :painting:


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Reply #14 on: September 01, 2014, 07:20:47 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou: You are all much too kind  :blush: !!!!!
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