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IanArt
04-22-2010, 12:06 PM
Hi everyone. Here is a small piece I did of an American Goldfinch. I think it is fun and I hope you like it also. This is not going for true realism but more for just a nice feeling. The Finch itself is inspired by a photo from the RIL

cc welcome

8" x 10" acrylic

Ian

simonrudd
04-22-2010, 12:22 PM
really nice :D love the feathers and muted background :D

LavenderFrost
04-22-2010, 12:50 PM
Very pretty!

gaykir
04-22-2010, 02:54 PM
Love your treatment of the flowers. Nice composition.

nithya_swamy
04-22-2010, 04:56 PM
Lovely! Very delicately done and slightly different from your usual pieces, though I love it all the same. the flowers are gorgeous! Very dreamy feel to the pic :)

M Douglas
04-22-2010, 05:00 PM
Beautiful piece!

Melodie

ramar
04-22-2010, 05:31 PM
It's a beautiful delicated piece!! great work!!

miriam-lev
04-22-2010, 05:37 PM
I really like the painting. Your handling of acrylics is remarkable. Strong and delicate.

We've had some of these little fellows near our house lately. I love their colors.

IanArt
04-22-2010, 06:47 PM
Thanks everyone. It is a fun little piece.

:)

Ian

noodle1
04-22-2010, 07:01 PM
Very charming piece, love the yellow of the bird with the softness of the pink cone flowers, background really well done too. Like a melody the little bird is in tune with the background flowers , that's cool!

Elaine

PattiLou
04-22-2010, 07:07 PM
Yes it is cool! Soft and misty feeling, looks very good. How did you do that, if I may ask?

IanArt
04-22-2010, 07:48 PM
Thanks so much for the comments! The atmosphere was created with several layers built up and pushed back with the airbrush.

Ian

Taddybigs
04-22-2010, 10:52 PM
Very nice and happy and dreamy!:) Nancy

OkeeKat
04-22-2010, 11:25 PM
Beutiful and Very Lovely soft tones.
Love the Great faded background!

samsfleurdelis
04-22-2010, 11:58 PM
too funny - I like to add humor to some of my paintings -

arl
04-23-2010, 07:44 AM
Wonderful composition and colours.

ladypainter
04-23-2010, 09:06 AM
Love the way you have the background pushed back like that. It really pops out the finch. Really nice piece.

IanArt
04-23-2010, 12:11 PM
Thanks everyone! I thought the title was a little funny :)

Ian

susme48
04-23-2010, 10:46 PM
Very delicate!!

Danimal316
04-23-2010, 11:20 PM
Beautiful colors! I love the muted background and the intense little birdy. Great work!

HoydenDesigns
04-24-2010, 03:27 AM
Incredible depth! This is a gorgeous piece!