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moosie
03-16-2011, 09:58 AM
butt and do something constructive :rolleyes:

eighty+
03-16-2011, 10:30 AM
Moosie is it the ladybirds your showing :confused::confused::confused::eek::eek::eek::D:D: D

moosie
03-16-2011, 10:33 AM
lolol eighty i kept many breeds of bantams, game hens, weird lookin turkeys etc for many years..i think i just rolled em all into one ugly bird :p

eighty+
03-16-2011, 02:50 PM
Moosie e's not so bad but what about the ladybirds I thought they were quite

Good. Yeah. :D:D:D:D:D:D:D----E/S

Caesar
03-16-2011, 09:32 PM
Maybe a pensive and nostalgic sitting duck ....
I like very much the quite peculiar atmosphere and the massive bird expression in this painting, whose mood reminded me a poetry of Giacomo Leopardi, one among the greatest poets ever, but unfortunately too little known abroad.
Anyway I think this painting is eventually an optimistic one because of so many ladybirds.

coops
03-16-2011, 11:28 PM
Awww he looks such a puzzled bird, as if to say "why are all these bugs bugging me?" amusing and well painted:)

screenpainter
03-17-2011, 01:39 PM
I imagine four years from now you will be saying the same thing. :)
It looks constructive to me. :)
I really love the line texture and color of the bird.

moosie
03-17-2011, 02:19 PM
:p lets just say i will never be accused of being an obsessive compulsive housekeeper lolol//artrage has me hook line and sinker.
My hubby laffs when hes watching..he says i paint with my whole body..its not just my hand on the mouse, apparently my shoulders move as well, and i stroke the mouse as though it were alive :p
But its all good lol as long as i'm painting he gets to watch all his car shows etc :rolleyes:

byroncallas
03-17-2011, 04:16 PM
That's a hoot of a bird. :):):):):)

moosie
03-17-2011, 05:24 PM
she sure is lolol..but i think she looks better wearing a hat :p
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MacPix
03-17-2011, 08:26 PM
Like the texture of the feathers and the grasses! :D

screenpainter
03-17-2011, 11:18 PM
I think you are right about the hat. :)

Mike Martin
03-18-2011, 01:54 AM
The hat is a great final touch!

Sketchism71
03-18-2011, 03:13 AM
What a fun image! From the hat to the flies. I really like the texture you have in the feathers!

moosie
03-18-2011, 03:41 AM
Thanks everyone:D

the bird started out (as most of my work does lol) as blobs of paint played with till they turn into something recognizable:p

the feathers if i remember correctly are done with oil brush half load, half pressure, maybe 5% thinner and 100% metallic and dry varnish. Think thats it lol

ohh and the flies, grass and ladybugs are stickers of course lol

byroncallas
03-18-2011, 03:49 AM
Yes, a nice addition - ready for Easter.

mannafig
03-18-2011, 10:48 AM
Fabulous fun Moosie this put a smile on my face:):)

eighty+
03-19-2011, 01:10 AM
HI Moosie I just dropped in to see if you had got off your Butt Yeah

I like the hat as they say Keep em laughing Gal :D:D:D:D:D:D:D----E/S