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jan409
07-11-2005, 07:39 PM
I did this this afternoon, I havn't done many birds, but I love birds. Please tell me what you think, and what to do to improve. thank you. Jan

jan409
07-11-2005, 07:45 PM
sorry, I didn't add the attachment. I will try again. Jan

Lady Carol
07-11-2005, 07:53 PM
Jan: you are really good at birds.

3chaway9
07-11-2005, 08:38 PM
Nice Jan.....a feeling the bird is soaring above the sea maybe? above the trees flying high...definitely a feeling of space...great.

valchina612
07-11-2005, 08:41 PM
There is a lot of peace and serenity in this painting -- really lovely Jan.
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Val. :wave:

jan409
07-11-2005, 10:06 PM
Thank you all, I enjoyed this, I so love hearing from you. I have looked at your painting and you are all so good. I love this site. Jan

slaterza
07-11-2005, 10:21 PM
Jan,
This is a nice painting, I especially love the way that you handled the tree. As for the bird though I think it can be taken a little further. There is no need to put in tons of detail but some of the wing area is hard to understand. I think I would try and add some form to the wings in the way of shadowing. It is hard to see what is happening with the top wing. It appears very flat I think if it is folded over as I am guessing it is there would be a better shadow telling us this in the referance.
Just a thought.
Great job though

jan409
07-12-2005, 08:07 AM
Thank you Sam, you are right about the wing. I had trouble with the top one.I worked and worked and then I started to ruin it. I needed to go about it differently. Jan

Bertoni
07-12-2005, 08:32 AM
Jan:
Love the color on that flycatcher. Nice work :clap: