Love the bird and the addition of the elegant gold leaf Carole.

Beautifully painted and the gold work look great.

Looks great to me, the gold leaf really shines. Really fiddly to use, I should imagine.

Beautiful Kingfisher and lovely golden leaf, Carole!

Beautiful bird Carole, the gold leaf gives a touch of elegance.

This is lovely carole

Beautiful love the gold leaf too. Pretty

The gold leaf must be difficult , a lovely painting could be ruined by a wobble or a shake. It does make it a bit special, though, Carole.

Lovely especially with the gold

How lovely Carole.

Beautiful Carole.

Thank you very much 🌷

I'd love to receive this card - beautifully painted and colourful.

Lovely watercolour and good on you for truing new things!

It’s a little beauty Carole!

Thank you Avie, Fiona, Heather and Natalja very kind.

That's a litttle beauty Carole.

A gorgeous piece, Carole - the gold leaf is so elegant and frames the kingfisher beautifully.

Thank you Val and Seok :)

This is gorgeous how did you do that gold?

Thanks Johanna, just used a gold leaf adhesive on shape to be covered, place gold leaf very carefully on it then brush away excess . Thanks for your interest :)

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Watercolour and W/c pencil, gold leaf. Just small for a card, kingfisher is 1.5 x 1”. Still practicing using gold leaf the adhesive was applied with a dip pen, not as neat as I would have liked.

About the Artist
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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