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artastic
06-21-2017, 12:51 PM
I used the B&W photo of the bird and used inktense in different colors trying to get the values
5x6 WC paper 1/2 hr

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/21-Jun-2017/104250-bird.jpg

I have been reading Micheal Reardons art book so was inclined to try the bridge using some of his techniques
also 5x6 WC paper , an hour or less

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/21-Jun-2017/104250-bridge.jpg

I still hope to do a drawing of little bean

tyree
06-21-2017, 02:50 PM
love the colour in the bird..but that bridge is gorgeous ! tyree:wave:

KreativeK
06-21-2017, 03:40 PM
Your bird is fun with the magenta pink bg! The bridge is splendid! Loving this new approach!

HollyJ26
06-21-2017, 08:14 PM
I love your colorful grosbeak, and that bridge is terrific! I especially like how you've painted the bank in the foreground.

sundiver
06-21-2017, 08:22 PM
You nailed the values with the bird, and I don't know anything about Michael Reardon's technique, but your technique looks terrific!

eyepaint
06-22-2017, 01:10 AM
What a striking little guy on the branch. The bridge is super!! And ditto to what Wendy said about not knowing Reardon but enjoying your take on it :)

crispur2005
06-22-2017, 06:56 AM
Love the bridge especially but that vibrant little bird is beautiful too.