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artguy51
04-28-2015, 09:31 PM
I cut loose on this one. The 2nd crow I created on the same day as Crow #1. Pretty much to same kind of surface. 9x12 canvas board that was laying in a flat drawer.
I am sure we all have paintings that just aren't going anywhere and we put them to sleep 'till later.

The texture of the board is to rough for detail and I didn't want to gesso over it. Call me lazy. Besides there was at least an over all tone to the surface which saved a step.

The camera I took the pic with could only get a blurry image but enough to get a gesture going.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Apr-2015/974802-Crow2Asm.jpg

Blayne
04-28-2015, 09:43 PM
This is fabulous! I love it! The wonderful colors, the crow's expression, you even got that red eye perfect. I am not sure the beak is anatomically correct, but the painting is nonetheless stunning.

pastel lover
04-28-2015, 11:22 PM
Love it.

Tanja

Jayde
04-29-2015, 05:07 AM
Vibrant and fresh. I like the way the bird seems to be emerging out of the shadows into the light. Well done!

artguy51
04-29-2015, 08:06 PM
Jayde, Pastel and Blayne,
Thank you. It was a great deal of fun. I didn't know if this would work or not. But ya don't know until you try.

blr2449
04-29-2015, 09:03 PM
That crow is one angry bird. :lol: I really like the colors.

pastel65
04-29-2015, 09:21 PM
Very nice. You really know how to make a painting pop. Pam :wave:

Donna T
04-30-2015, 06:56 PM
Very cool crow! I like the chaotic, energetic background. Crow#1 is very nice too!