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Author Topic: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit  (Read 1534 times)

dennis

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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #30 on: July 26, 2016, 01:07:27 AM »
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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #31 on: July 26, 2016, 01:57:10 AM »
fantastic job Dirk :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #32 on: July 26, 2016, 05:19:03 AM »
Dirk:  Your bird looks so real,  Good painting.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #33 on: July 26, 2016, 08:15:25 AM »
Thanks Dennis, Nolan and Kathy. So there was already a section for the bird. I must have overlooked it. Good that it is now in the right place.

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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #34 on: July 26, 2016, 10:16:26 AM »
Lovely painting Dirk  :clap:
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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #35 on: April 20, 2017, 04:50:40 AM »
This was quite a challenging class for me. It was  a lot of fun.
I need to bring the eye out more some I think. The highlights are not showing. but then again it's the lousy camera.
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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #36 on: April 20, 2017, 07:29:54 AM »
 :heeha: Wow Robynann. The feathers are so life like. I agree that the eye could stand out a little more. With what you have accomplished in the feathering, I'm confident you will get that eye just right.  :clap:
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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #37 on: April 20, 2017, 07:36:36 AM »
Robynann

Nice work.  I like the background and the soft fluffy look to the feathers under the back of the wing.

I looked at the other two birds posted and  see that the black line of tiny feather on both sides of the eye is more solid than you have it.  Maybe that might help make your eye more noticeable.

Maybe a bit more dark on the bottom of the beak to make it more in shadow.

I always like to study how others have done a lesson before I start painting it myself.

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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #38 on: April 20, 2017, 08:36:58 AM »
Thanks Kathy and Mea . I'll fix it right away. Good Idea Mea to look at how others painted a class before I do it.
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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #39 on: April 21, 2017, 12:46:01 PM »
I think you did a wonderful job on those feathers! So much texture and very realistic! Your log looks a bit overblended on the left side. I have a hard time not over blending my oils. I often create "mud" and then have to let it dry and try again.
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Re: How to Paint a Bird - Blue Tit
« Reply #40 on: April 22, 2017, 07:49:43 AM »
Thanks EmmaLee. you know I was looking at that and at first I thought it was the lousy camera but your right. I also have a tendency to overblend
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