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artdude
02-16-2002, 03:48 PM
Hi peeps. Well I wimped out but my wife wanted to get involved so I showed her the pics for the drawing night and she choose the two Macaws. She did this drawing freehand in about an hour and a half. I AM IMPRESSED!!! She does some great colored work. Drawn on colored paper (8 1/2" X 11") (framed in photoimpact) using soft chalk pastel and a few colored conte pencils. She did such a GREAT job I just had to show it off to you all. She would love some input on this drawing. :)

PS: I will be posting another chalk pastel drawing she did of her mom's dog.


http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-Feb-2002/parrotsbig2.jpg

digistyle
02-16-2002, 03:53 PM
There is some nice texture work going on here! Good control of the medium. Nice job, Artdudette!

digistyle

baquitania
02-16-2002, 03:54 PM
Cool Artdude, I can't decide which I more jealous of, having a wife that draws, or having a wife that draws soooo well? Tell her to sign up and join us... she is always welcome...

Bobby :D

Surfinia
02-16-2002, 06:44 PM
The birds are great, Leslie. :clap:
Glad you joined us for the FND. Isn't it fun!

RuthT
02-17-2002, 04:48 PM
I am impressed too !!!

Lovely soft feathery texture, and I like the hint of the background colour in the birds themselves.

Glad you could join us Leslie. :)

Andrew
02-18-2002, 09:44 AM
That is almost enough to make me check my pastels and brushes at the door. Great job.

Andrew

animal
02-19-2002, 10:47 AM
Leslie,
This is GREAT. I really like the colours you have used.:D