A stunning piece, Val. A much painted bird, no doubt, but you've given it such freshness and life. It's excellent!

A really nice watercolour Val, like this , looking forward to seeing some more of your paintings in 2016 .

Agree a beautiful portrayal Val

Apologies Val my post should have read coloured pencil NOT watercolour, another senior moment on my part !!!

Thank you Seok, Graham, Dennis and Michael i appreciate your comments very much. Graham, I have senior moments quite often :)

Beautiful work on those feathers and wings Val, and round the head!!!

Excellent work as always Val. I love those shades on the wings, such beautiful light on the feathers.

Very nice bird, Val.

It's not until you open the thumbnail that you appreciate the absolutely wonderful detail in this drawing, well done indeed Val.

I agree with the above comments, Val, this is beautiful!

Val this is terrific! The pose is so natural, the colours are beautiful and so real.

Love the detail in this chirpy chappie Val.

This is beautiful, Val, love the soft fluffy feathers.

beautifully drawn Val well done <br />David Harrison

Many thanks everyone your comments are very much appreciated.

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A coloured pencil drawing of one of our most painted and colourful birds, the Kingfisher. From a photo, and with the kind permission of the photographer, Norah Blount. C &amp; C welcome, thanks for looking.

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Val Kenyon

I am a self taught artist or, as I like to say, I'm "unrestricted by formal teaching" which probably explains my mish mash of styles. I paint in most media, watercolour, gouache, oil, coloured pencil and my favourite, soft pastels. I'm inspired by the Scottish landscape, nature and animals and…

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