Goldfinches on Beech

Goldfinches on Beech
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Really lovely painting :-) i love to paint birds :-) your goldfinches are far better than the attempts i have tried :-p really good texture of the leaves too :-)

Lovely painting - what kind of brushes do you use to get such fine detail?

This is lovely Shane, you have really captured the delicacy of the little goldfinches, and the beech leaves are painted very convincingly.

Thanks for your kind comments......For detail work i use ProArte Prolene Plus 007 sizes 3/0 & 4/0. I find ProArte quite robust keep there shape well with some TLC. I also loosen the paint a little with a 50/50 mixture of white spirit & Liquin. For bigger marks i use Winsor & Newton Monarch brushes as i like their smoothness.

Beautiful Goldfinches Shayne, very delicate.

Very attractive painting, beautifully done.

This is exquisite. Delicate and beautifully defined - work of such great elegance.

congratulations on this painting being chosen for the month of November :-)

Lovely painting. The colours and detail is great.

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31/03/2015
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Oil on MDF panel 22x22 inches. This scene was put together from a series of photos of goldfinches and beech saplings.

About the Artist
Shayne Mcgirr

I’ve always had a creative streak ever since I can remember and enjoyed art from an early age. Although I’d love a career in art I’ve had to persevere in my life as a carpenter, but I guess there’s some creativity in that 😁 I hope you enjoy my galleries

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