Carole, yes a definite improvement, especially with more definition on the bird which really brings it to life. Lovely!

It's just lovely Carole. I love the colours.

Great colours as always.what ever you do is worth looking at.

Great texture

Well done for branching out! This is beautiful, with a lovely choice of colours.

Amazing transformation Carole spot on

Superb Carole, fine work.

I agree with Jenny Carole, the bird the focal point now in focus.

Like the cracked, glaze type feel, attractive piece.

I believe that I did comment on the earlier version Carole but this is quite stunning, really top work.

This is an excellent mixed media painting, very atmospheric.

Now everything fits beautifully together Carole. Well done! X

Yes Carole a definite improvement, the bird looks so much better, lovely work.

Thanks everyone for your comments and help to make this a bit better :)

Nice subject, Carole, lovely colours and textures.

Carole, Sorry, but I am somewhat confused. Is this a second posting of "Wildness"? I questioned the need for the bird, I think, in a previous post, saying the work was lovely on its own. I think I got it wrong because this is just right! What a lot of work went into this too. x

It's beautiful Carole, lovely harmonious colours and the bird is the perfect finishing touch,

Thank you Vesare, Christine and Ruth. I would have taken out the bird Ruth as I didn't care much for it but I had stencilled it with raised gesso ;)) thanks for your reassurance :)

Sorry Cesare, predictive text took over!

yes more impact and a greater depth to the painting. I'm for it.

Like this Carole very nice indeed

Beautiful painting, great texture light and colours.

Thanks Mike and thanks Dennis, I appreciate your comments.

Superb! Wonderful vitality and textures.

I loved the previous one and I also love this one! I suppose this one is more defined, but hey??

This is beautiful Carole,

I love this scene, Carole! You've done an amazing job capturing that elusive sense or feel of "wildness". I especially like the texture and impasto feel of the branches - I think it helps give the impression of depth.

Thank you very much Gudrun, David and Wib. I've just had another go at it, used a bit of sandpaper on left of picture to lighten a little and the a sienna/yellow rubbed over the texture. Also a yellow oil pastel over textures in the dying sun pathway. That's it no more!

Beautiful 👌👌👌

Thank you very much Pavani.

Hang on Studio Wall

Acrylic a few changes, lightening the horizon and texture to bird as kindly advised by Satu. Thought I would see what yo thought, improvement or not?

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Carole Swingler

Self- taught artist, I have dabbled in watercolours for many years on and off. My first love is flower painting in watercolour. Now trying many different media including acrylic inks, gouache, all types of pencils to try loose-ish semi abstract images.

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