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Old 09-06-2006, 10:17 PM
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WDE Sept 1 Parrot

Well, I got back from a little holliday yesterday, saw the great images, and just had to try the Parrot. I could not see him locked away in a cage, so I set him free Then I drew him. Coloured pencils, 8.5x11 in my sketch book (read the cover, and its 50 gm paper, if that means anything)

The treasure chest was an after thought, so it is not very good. Oh yeah, this was after 2 hours.
Any comments, criticism, suggestions are greatly appreciated.
Thank you all
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Old 09-06-2006, 11:00 PM
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Re: WDE Sept 1 Parrot

I'm so glad you didn't lock him away in his cage! This is a great little painting. Beefing up the lone palm tree or adding a few more trees would be a consideration for next time. The treasure chest is a great. Maybe next time if could be partially buried in the sand.
Good one!!
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Old 09-07-2006, 12:05 AM
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Re: WDE Sept 1 Parrot

What a cheerful little painting Maurice.. He looks happy and free;-)))
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Old 09-07-2006, 05:37 AM
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Nice and happy- lucky parrot to be there!
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Old 09-07-2006, 06:13 AM
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Re: WDE Sept 1 Parrot

Maurice...I'm so pleased someone drew the parrot ...even more pleased that you set him free! Kiwi belongs to my brother-in-law, not me, although it's my photograph!
Regards, Deirdre (Always pleased to get C&Cs!)[b] Don't forget - comment on other threads in the forum as well as posting your own work - also, we encourage you to post WIPs, they help others to learn as well as you.
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Old 09-07-2006, 12:36 PM
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Old 09-07-2006, 01:16 PM
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Re: WDE Sept 1 Parrot

I am glad to see this bird finally. He looks much happier in the nature. I can see a lot of attentions to details. You might want to change the color of the sky gradually from blue at the top to white (or light blue) at the horizon.

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Old 09-08-2006, 08:41 AM
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Re: WDE Sept 1 Parrot

Great work Maurice. I notice your drawings are getting more vivid and brighter each week. I can see your confidence coming through in your work. I love this drawing.
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