A lovely watercolour Christine, love the vibrant colours of the kingfisher

Beautifully painted, with a gorgeous palette.

Beautiful painting Christine, lovely composition

HEs so well done knowing what to do in backgrounds is a nightmare!!!

HEs so well done knowing what to do in backgrounds is a nightmare!!!

This is great, I love his pose.

Thank you all for your comments, it is very encouraging. I think that is the first time I have used the turquoise colour in my palette!

love the bird painting, what a lovely kingfisher, well done..

Your comment about backgrounds will resound with many of us! But don't worry about it, this is a great painting of what I suppose must be our most beautiful bird, and to tackle it in the unforgiving medium of watercolour was brave - and also ensured its freshness.

Christine , what a great gallery you have. I particularly like this bonny kingfisher. Glad that you didn't add reflections etc.. in background as I think that it would take away from the kingfisher. I will look out for your work in local art exhibitions this summer :)

Soooooooo gorgeous! One of my favourite colourful bird.

Hang on Studio Wall

Watercolour on HPpaper. I wanted to do reflections on water in the background, but couldn't come up with anything realistic.

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