Beautiful colour harmony throughout Carole, such a gorgeous bird, irresistible to paint.

Found this photo in a magazine Fiona I have never seen one in real life. Thank you for your comment ;)

A wonderful picture of a popular bird, well done Carole.

He's lovely

Super rendering with watercolour pencils, Carole. He's beautiful....I have never had a Waxwing in my garden, but lots of finches, which he resembles. Is he a regular visitor?

Lovely job as ever Carole....

I have some watercolour pencils - now I see how they can be used! Lovely picture.

I remember seeing a large flock (museum) of Waxwings in Tesco's car park in Ullapool. They were feeding on the Rowan berries, I wouldn't have noticed them but they make the most beautiful noise, which I had never heard before. If you get the chance to listen to a recording, have a listen.

Wonderful carole.

Wow i love tour bird !!!!

Very beautiful Carole, as usual for you.

We had some on a bush in our garden last year. They ate all the berries and vanished. I felt quite honoured. This is a lovely painting Carole, so well balanced.

Thanks ever so much all for your kind encouraging comments they keep me going! Thanks Fiona I will have a look on internet for a recording. My one holiday in Scotland was in Ullapool, we stayed in an old schoolhouse by Loch Broom :)

I had a flock of these eating our rowan berries a few years back but haven't seen any since. Beautiful birds expertly painted in this gorgeous watercolor.

Charming, Carole - beautifully done.

Beautiful Carole and I love the beautiful softening of edges

Thank you so much, I nearly couldn't be bothered to paint yesterday but it takes your mind off the pressures of Christmas!

A beautiful painting Carole :)

A truly lovely painting Carole,

He has got a determined look and means business with those berries. Beautifully drawn Carole.

A really beautiful bird really well painted Carole.

This is a beauty Carole, lovely work.

Thank you Satu, Andre and Margaret much appreciated.

very nice painting, the rose hips are a lovely addition.

Posted by Ann Hunt on Wed 11 Jan 21:12:57
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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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