Lovely loose style Rachel and I like the fact you haven’t been tempted to do the whole background! Nice one.

That's lovely Rachel and good practice at loose painting which is something I should be doing, Mum 😘

I couldn't agree more, Rachel, with the other comments. The loose style is great, the colours work very well, and it LOOKS deliberate, giving the lines a natural flow. Lovely painting, and straight from the hip. Brian

Colours spot on, Rachel.

Gorgeous loose kingfishers!

Aw thank you very much everyone.. feel a lot happier about him now :))

What a beauty Rachel!

He's beautiful! I love Kingfisher paintings and this is wonderful.

A great style Rachel and the beak isn't a problem.

The loose and "get straight on with it style" has worked well. Kingfishers make lovely paintings.

Thanks Alan, Margaret and Tony.

Beautiful painting of this very elusive little bird.

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Straight in with acrylic no sketching, hence his beak looks a little odd.. maybe I should have stuck a fish in it :)

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Rachel Mansell

I live in Gringley on the Hill in North Nottinghamshire. Although painting and drawing seems to be in the genes I am self taught and still loving learning. I've recently retired and now have the free time to try out new techniques and basically mess around with different mediums discovering and…

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