Thoughts of a chicken

Thoughts of a chicken

Great title. Do chickens think? Must do I guess. Yours looks like she it.

Oh this is great Dorothy, I love your chicken. Have you tried using pastelmat by Clairefontaine? It's brilliant for coloured pencils and I use it a lot as you can put light colours over dark as with pastels.

Nicely done - beautiful feather detail.

You've really caught the look of that chicken, they have such an inquisitive way of holding their heads as though they are really eyeing you up 😀

Love the pensive pose Dorothy. You’ve also done a splendid job of the feathers.

What a gorgeous girl Dorothy, I finished off a painting of one of my girls today.

Beautifully done Dorothy love how you have achieved gorgeous feathers.

Thank you very much everyone for all your comments. This one was done on Clairefontaine Pastelmat Margaret. It was the first time I had tried it though that is usually what I use for Pastel work. Hope this particular chicken wasn't thinking about much Lewis. I had one of his relatives for my supper the same night!

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I have been very interested in art since I was a small child and spent many happy hours drawing and painting all through my life. It is something which I would have liked to have progressed with further but as so often happens, ordinary life took over. However, I am a creative person and from my…

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