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birdlover
03-31-2011, 12:16 PM
I suppose these little birds are turning into a series. Birds of our local SoCal area. Here is a pic I took from San Joaquin Ecological Reserve. This little guy was really flashing his red. This is a 5x7 and done on an Esdee board. I've started another one on Ampersand just to compare.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Mar-2011/115982-hummerirvine_600_x_455.jpg

birdlover
03-31-2011, 12:19 PM
Here is the picture. I'll load it in the RIL too.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Mar-2011/115982-hummer213_600_x_480.jpg

PatrickHedges
03-31-2011, 03:45 PM
You know, I really really like what you did with the background. That is super arty!!

Buggin3
03-31-2011, 03:59 PM
I have to agree about the background. The ragged edges look really cool!!

Rodman
03-31-2011, 04:10 PM
I can't wait to see the comparison between the two... I have only tried to do one piece on Essdee ( and some practice scratching on another )... I didn't get far. I'll be looking for your report/ comparison

MuttHut
03-31-2011, 05:30 PM
Good work, I know I have done work on esdee and it's not bad but not as nice a Ampersand.

Wendy

artofnature
03-31-2011, 05:49 PM
Great little bird again Angela. Some lovely colours and textures in this piece,

lorna12
04-01-2011, 02:56 AM
I quite like the arty look, too. Nice one Angela!

Harry Seymour
04-01-2011, 10:13 AM
Lovely.

birdlover
04-01-2011, 12:18 PM
Thanks everyone. Yea when I did him it seemed like he needed a little something else. I started out with the spikey edges really just by accident and then liked them also.

VENKAT
04-01-2011, 02:27 PM
Yours is more colorful
Venkat

birdlover
04-09-2011, 08:26 PM
I finished up with the clayboard hummer. It is a bit different. Of course we all know that clayboard can be scratched many times over. I did like the Esdee because the paint went on a bit differently in the background blue. I can make it look sorta like clouds with the Esdee with just dabbing with a tissue. The clayboard it seemed to not want to get that same look. I just made a different look which was fine with me too. My conclusion is basically Esdee can be used in certain situations and I won't just exclude it completely when doing scratchboard although I do still favor Ampersand.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Apr-2011/115982-hummerirvineclayboard.jpg

PaintDog
04-09-2011, 08:41 PM
Nice job, Angela. What a handsome little guy. And thanks for doing the same thing on both boards and sharing the results.

SammyH
04-09-2011, 09:10 PM
Angela, you captured a lovely photograph. It's not easy to do, as you know, due to the speed of those wings. You reproduced the photo in a very creative and interesting way on both boards. I also like the creativity of the sky.

tigress
04-09-2011, 10:29 PM
very nice piece of work-different and I like that

birdlover
04-11-2011, 06:07 PM
Thanks Ann, Sam and Tigress.

fire angel
04-11-2011, 06:21 PM
Very nice work Angela!!

Diana Lee
04-12-2011, 12:25 PM
You really have captured the high energy this little guy is putting out. Very good!!!

Diana

Obedec
04-12-2011, 10:16 PM
Very interesting work! Love it both ways.