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04-16-2019, 04:31 PM
This beautiful raptor is seriously endangered. I was fascinated by the beautiful colour of the eye and just had to paint it. It is 50 x 60 cm on gallery wrapped canvas and is painted in heavy bodied acrylics. Thanks so much for looking.
04-16-2019, 06:14 PM
Wow Chammi, he's beautiful! Terrific work on his eye and the texture of his feathers! Wonderful painting beautifully rendered! :clap:
04-16-2019, 08:15 PM
04-17-2019, 01:08 AM
Love your Milan, Chammi!
04-17-2019, 02:41 AM
Thanks very much Viv, Ginny and Christel. I appreciate your taking the time to comment . Glad you all liked it.
04-17-2019, 02:54 AM
Well done the bg colour works well with it
04-17-2019, 03:01 AM
The Eye makes this beautiful bird come alive.
04-17-2019, 06:33 AM
a beautiful painting & I agree about the eye.So bright & lively.
04-17-2019, 10:08 AM
A real predator, Chammi. The eye is so expressive, and excellent feathering. Very well done. We still have red kites in a few parts of the UK.
04-17-2019, 12:45 PM
Thank you Robbie,Thomaso, Sandie and Penny for the lovely positive feedback. You are all so encouraging.
04-18-2019, 05:36 PM
Chammi, this is stunning. The eye is so alive, and those feathers are so richly textured! Feels very real. I love this painting!
04-18-2019, 06:39 PM
How beautiful is this? I love it, very well composed and excellently done. Big congrats from my part
04-19-2019, 03:07 AM
Jenna. Thank you for those ecouraging words. So glad you liked it.
Sandy. Many thanks. You are very kind.
What a nice way to start the Easter Weekend.:) :wave:
04-19-2019, 10:30 PM
04-20-2019, 04:48 AM
Thanks a lot Jon.
04-22-2019, 11:43 AM
Lovely painting Chammi, I love the way you've painted the feathers and the background colour was a really good choice. I love watching kites - they are doing really well here in Scotland. There's a farm not that far away where they put out food for the kites and you can watch them from a hide. The most I have seen together is 32.
04-22-2019, 03:09 PM
Wonderful painting chami.... It shines
04-22-2019, 05:36 PM
Glad you liked it Kay. That is really good news that you are able to watch the kites in Scotland.
Many thanks Federico. I like the fact that you think it 'shines'.:)
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