Lapwing

Lapwing
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This is a great effect lovely study of this rare ( to us) bird.

You have captured the bird beautifully with minimal brushwork in the best oriental tradition. I love the granulation on the upper body which suggests the plumage perfectly.

This is lovely Brenda, good work.

Wonderful Brenda.

that's beautiful Brenda! I really like how the paint 'did it's own thing' or was it done on purpose? Either way, really interesting patterns created.

Posted on Thu 27 Jul 21:29:22

Thankyou all for your lovely comments. the texture was created with just a few salt cyrstals, the red stamp means 'painting brings pleasure'

I love Chinese Brush painting and this one of the Lapwing is just stunning

Hang on Studio Wall
27/07/2017
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experimenting with Chinese brush style using watercolour on rough paper

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Brenda Finnigan

I am a self-taught artist and took up painting just before retirement about 20 years ago. Much of my work is based on the natural world using a variety of media, oils, acrylic, watercolour, pencil and coloured pencil. I particularly enjoy painting on feathers - mainly birds - but sometimes other…

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