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pencils4me
03-16-2002, 05:29 PM
well these aren't quite done - i was having a good chuckle at the neighbors expense.... got distracted watching him try to put 5 600 lb steers into a stock trailer on foot... and all by himself..lol!! Oh and those steers were saying heck no....LOL

oh well heres mine....
prismacolor pencils on silver colored suede matbord - 5x7

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-Mar-2002/tjswaxwings.jpg

TJ

MKathleen
03-16-2002, 05:31 PM
Hi pencils4me::)
Oh these are great so soft looking! Did that fella get the steers loaded?
Best,
Kathy:)

CathyD
03-16-2002, 05:33 PM
I love the colors in this! It is so delicate!
Great job, TJ
Cathy

auntie_chaos
03-16-2002, 05:33 PM
Great ... another one of the waxwings. I love the softness you gave them! Wondeful piece of work, pencils!!

dupliKate
03-16-2002, 05:41 PM
This turned out really well with the coloured pencils...the waxwings are beautiful. aren't they!

Gee...you really got a lot of birds included too!

:) K

aria
03-16-2002, 05:45 PM
stunning! it's done!
aria

Caron
03-16-2002, 05:47 PM
These are stunning! Love the accents of white you gave them-very soft and beautiful birds!!

BlackTigr
03-16-2002, 05:49 PM
Gorgeous soft birds. Is that the matboard's influence, or is that the pencil work?

--BT

RuthT
03-16-2002, 05:53 PM
Your birds are really beautiful TJ. Beautiful soft colours, and the silver paper was a great choice for the background.

(I see you chose the same five I did. I remembered from somewhere that I was supposed to have an odd number. :D )

kitaye
03-16-2002, 06:10 PM
These are beautiful PEncils4me. I look forward to seeing them finished.

AriadneArts
03-16-2002, 06:26 PM
These are so lovely. I really like the composition you've chosen, and the colors and softness. Well done!

Axl
03-16-2002, 06:34 PM
those are just too cute!!!!!! Love the soft feel

MALARKEY
03-16-2002, 08:30 PM
perfect birds ;) I like your colors too.

Inkling
03-16-2002, 09:14 PM
These are so pretty. I love the colors and the grouping of 5.

digistyle
03-16-2002, 09:59 PM
TJ, you are a drawing machine! You just keep crankin' out this great pieces one after another. Love the placememt of the highlites.

digistyle

sherville
03-16-2002, 10:05 PM
Waxwings in da hood!

They're like "Yo, whatcha lookin' at? Never seen a bird wearin' pink?!"

Very soft and cuddly looking, though. You always produce great drawings at these events. *sniff* :D

orchidlover6
03-17-2002, 12:08 AM
these little birdies got attitude! love the look on the faces (?) of the ones on the far right.

greencook
03-17-2002, 02:44 AM
TJ,
Super rendering - as always!

I was thinking these guys look so fluffed up and cold - you wouldn't dare cross 'em.

Have a great day! :)

Surfinia
03-17-2002, 08:14 AM
These are so cute - just like soft balls of cotton. Your technique on these is perfect. This one's definitely a keeper - frame it when you're done. (You can store it on one of my walls :D )

pencils4me
03-18-2002, 01:10 AM
finished these little buggers as much as i care to...

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Mar-2002/tjswaxwingsfinished.jpg

pulled out an old paintbrush and did some blending here - (stiff dry brush ) darkened my initial colors and put in a background.

This is supposed to be a postcard... but I'm gunna have to mail it soon or I have a feeling it will dissapear!!

TJ

pencils4me
03-18-2002, 01:28 AM
thanks again everyone for the comments.... I must say these are cute but have the grumpiest little faces....

BT- LOL this matboard has a suede texture to it - kind of fuzzy so yes it lends alot of the softness... you have to use a bit of different techniques on it though.. but fun to do!

shervie!! oh my gosh girl!! You do make me laugh!! You made my whole family laugh with that one! They now know your officially nuts! LOL new title.."birds in da hood" LOL!

mal - malarkey colors? looks like it to me!! LOL

MKathleen - Oh my it took him about 6 hrs to bribe them to go in that trailer! Final Score: Cowboy=1 Cows=25 LOL!!( I'm such a bad neighbor! LOL)


aria, caron, rutht, kitaye, eileen, AHG, inkling, orchidlover, digi,, greencook, surfina, CathyD, auntie chaos, duplikate thanks to all of you for the support!....

((hugs))

TJ