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Sketchism71
03-19-2011, 07:14 PM
This little guy was done 100% Artrage, crayon tool, smooth canvas. Thanks for checking it out!:)

Photo reference used from morgue files (http://www.morguefile.com/archive/display/546635)

eighty+
03-19-2011, 09:20 PM
Very good sketch fraid don't see too many now ?.:confused:

screenpainter
03-19-2011, 09:24 PM
as always. stunning art. beautiful work Eddie.

byroncallas
03-19-2011, 09:34 PM
Eddie, outstanding as usual. And you seem on a roll - suddenly turning out a lot of work. This little guy is really quite great. He's much more interesting in your rendering than the reference. He's transformed through your visioning and skill. :):)

Muir Dragonne
03-19-2011, 10:20 PM
Very cute! I love robins. If I'm not mistaken, this is an english robin. American robins are bigger. :)

mannafig
03-19-2011, 11:01 PM
Beautiful work Sketch and he looks so much nicer than what was left of the one my cat left in the garden:rolleyes::D:D

limey-g
03-20-2011, 01:33 AM
Very nice painting of a tradition English Robbin.
Geoff

justjean
03-20-2011, 02:12 AM
Such a beautiful wee songbird, wish I could make those crayons work their magic like you do :)

Caesar
03-20-2011, 02:20 AM
Just perfect! You really made the best possible use of ArtRage tools and of Your art and mastery here!

pat1940
03-20-2011, 04:53 AM
Sketch, I just love this painting, what a beautiful robin, wonderful job;););):):):):):)

AT-TA
03-20-2011, 05:00 AM
Sketch, you have painted my favored bird..love his singing...The work here is the masterpiece, wonderful tribute to the beauty of the nature and you are a master of chalks as i see it here. Go on, bring more, please!:)

Sketchism71
03-20-2011, 06:15 AM
I BIG thank you to all of you for your very kind, inspiring, and encouraging words on this. Birds are always fun to paint because of the interesting colors they can have.

@Byron - I have been doing a lot of painting lately because I'm afraid my available time is about to end soon. My boys are starting baseball (today actually is the first day of practice) and coaching tends to occupy a lot of my time. On top of that they are starting hockey in April (their idea not mine!) I hope to find a way to be able to work it in through the season because it helps keep me on the level!

Thanks again for the wonderful comments!

Lima
03-20-2011, 09:54 AM
Just wonderful:eek:. Well done Sketch.

barnburner
03-20-2011, 10:09 AM
Sketch, this is just too beautiful for me to even describe! Love that orange throat, and the detail on the Robin, and the tree branch is just unreal.
Wonderful work!:):):)

Lee
03-21-2011, 03:04 AM
Dear Sketch, Lovely! Beautiful painting! the voice of spring, umm, unless he is outside the window at 6 in the morning, breep breerp breep breerp breep,,,, seriously, though , a beautiful work!! enjoy your children and have fun!!:)

artroland
03-21-2011, 03:06 AM
Fantastic work here. Love the colors, as well as the subject matter. Bravo!

waheednasir
03-21-2011, 04:57 PM
very cute and with a very nice overall mood.

D Akey
03-21-2011, 06:25 PM
He's real enough, this lad, such that we could meet down the pub. We'll be drinkin' Tequila seein' as it's the only one with a deliberate worm in it and I can surmise this one's leanin's. He's cheep.

Great palette. Superb job, Sketch.

Alexandra
03-21-2011, 11:00 PM
How precious and beautiful Eddie. I would love to hang this on my wall. Outstanding.:):):):):)

coops
03-22-2011, 07:55 AM
Wow this is another brilliant painting from you Sketch, I love how you have painted his feathers. He looks just like the little chappie that hops around my garden to say hello.:)

Jules
03-22-2011, 10:30 AM
Very good sketch fraid don't see too many now ?.:confused:

Its cos they're all in my garden :D:p

Lovely Robin painting, like the wispy texturing.:cool:

Sketchism71
03-23-2011, 04:08 AM
Thank you ALL very much! Your comments warm my spirit and make my day bright! You are all so wonderful - THANK YOU!:)

lobanw
03-23-2011, 09:57 PM
Inspirational!

Please continue producing work like this.

meeks
03-23-2011, 11:39 PM
This is a wonderful piece :) I think you've made great use of the reference photo; taking what you need, but giving your bird his own personality instead of copying.

Weeks
03-24-2011, 01:18 AM
Sketchism71,

Just brilliant...

Best,

Weeks

MacPix
03-24-2011, 09:43 PM
Gorgeous! I have a big fat American Robin that keeps attacking its own reflection in one of my windows. I don't know if its trying to fight it or mate with it! :D

Sketchism71
03-27-2011, 08:23 AM
Loban, meeks, weeks, and Macpix thank you all for your great comments!:D

RobertSWade
03-27-2011, 05:44 PM
You never disappoint, Eddie. No exception here.

susiscar
03-28-2011, 08:59 AM
WOW !!:eek:

Evart
03-28-2011, 04:33 PM
Oh man, I'm really liking this. Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!