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Deano
01-11-2014, 06:07 PM
Thanks for the great photos, Maureen! :clap: And thanks for the rooster. Love painting them.

This is oil on a 7x5 canvas panel.
I came across this quote by John Singer Sargent: "No small dabs of colour - you want plenty of paint to paint with."
I have been guilty of being stingy with paint...so this time my mounds of color were a little more generous. But most of the areas around the bird were done with thin paint for contrast.

C&C welcome. Thanks for looking and commenting! :)

Done , slightly less than 2 hrs.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Jan-2014/34493-DSCN4166.JPG

Close ups
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Jan-2014/34493-DSCN4167.JPG

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Jan-2014/34493-DSCN4168.JPG

RubyRedDog2
01-11-2014, 07:04 PM
He is quiet handsome Deano.

Gail

justjean
01-11-2014, 09:47 PM
He looks great with his colour colours :thumbsup:

Scotkatidid
01-11-2014, 10:11 PM
A brilliant looking fellow - beautifully colored and captured Deano!

KreativeK
01-11-2014, 11:23 PM
A regal rooster for sure! Well done, Dean!

Charlie's Mum
01-12-2014, 05:36 AM
He's very smart! Real character!
I like the quote too - it definitely applies to me and I'll make a note of it! thank you :D
I'll show this 'King o' the Walk' to Howard (idylbrush) I know he'll like it.:D

rozzi
01-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Super colour choices - love the way his head stands out from the BG.

idylbrush
01-12-2014, 07:21 AM
Captured him beautifully. Thank you.

Noula
01-12-2014, 09:58 AM
Oh Deano, he is really impressive! Excellent texture of light colored feathers.

Eye
01-12-2014, 11:33 AM
Love the glow.. super job.

bjcpaints
01-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Looks like a brilliant sunrise coming up behind him and he is ready to crow about it! He really stands out with your generous paint of his plumage - so cool!

Mary Y
01-12-2014, 05:48 PM
It shows that you like painting rosters .
I love how you have made him stand out.Great feathers and lovely warm colours. The little flecks of colour on his chest are very effective.

skappy
01-13-2014, 02:47 AM
Very good Deano beautiful warm colors
Robert

crispur2005
01-13-2014, 03:22 AM
beautiful colour and texture. Love it as usual.

pjartwc
01-13-2014, 04:33 AM
An excellent painting. Roosters and chickens are such fun to paint!

guilliame
01-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Hey Deano:wave: wonderful colours:thumbsup: my fav bit is his head,thganks for the close ups:clap:

flug
01-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Very beautiful and so bold!
I think your painting is really befitting this proud bird :D

surob
01-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Wow Deano. Good stuff!

BUN201
01-14-2014, 12:51 PM
Great job!

missswiss
01-14-2014, 08:08 PM
Very nice on your rooster. He was such a pretty fellow. Had to paint him too.

artastic
01-15-2014, 10:00 AM
excellent work, he is king of the barnyard

tyree
01-15-2014, 12:40 PM
those extra dabs of colours really brought the strut out!!!! really special piece....tyree

Scattykat
01-15-2014, 02:46 PM
bright happy painting :)

Rundun
01-15-2014, 04:06 PM
Beautiful work.I love that rooster.Imelda

eyepaint
01-16-2014, 11:52 AM
Yup! Right up your alley :)

oty
01-16-2014, 02:22 PM
beautiful and with attitude!! great job!

hummerseeker
01-17-2014, 11:11 AM
I like the choice of colors and how you shared them between the background and the bird. I also really like your bold strokes and use of paint, delish! Superb, I wouldn't change a thing.