Sunday, November 06, 2011

Whose a Pretty Boy!

Finally finished my latest painting. Only took me a month this time.
Di was the only blogger who correctly guessed (from the title that I said I was going to give it that) it would be a parrot. Well two actually.
Here it is in stages again. 1st the background and the facial features.
Next up a bit of plumage. Don't want to look like bald eagles!
A bit of tree camouflague.
A branch or two to sit on, add some tail feathers and 'Whose a Pretty Boy then'.
I will make the next one mega easy for you. Going to call it To can do it!!!!

And finally here are two pictures that I prepared earlier. Much much earlier when I was 10yrs old and had been given a painting by numbers set as a present. Done in oils and I think the company that sold the kits was called Craft Masters.


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22 comments:

  1. Hi there the painting is lovely- 'only took a month' I could spend 12 months and would never manage that (smlies) You are very, very talented . I used to do lots of sewing - for myself and ohters-have two sons so didn't really sew for them except for fancy dress costumes. I really should try and do some for my granddaughters- maybe when I get some time :-)Anne

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  2. PS just read my comment-obviously having trouble with spelling this morning! A x

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  3. Lovely painting. It's lovely to look back on things you did as a child too x

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  4. I used to love Painting by Numbers but unfortunately I never got past that stage, the parrot is brill, so chirpy and bright!

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  5. What a beautiful painting with the parrots, Mrs. A....your love for cats was already there when you were young!
    xxx Margreet

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  6. Well done on the painting and a month is not bad at all

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  7. As a BIG cat fan, the lovely kittens are the best. Parrot is lovely too. A month? I could start today and still be doing the first bits in a year's time. Well done.

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  8. Great to see the different stages of the parrot painting and then the big finale - well done

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  9. You're clearly very talented, that painting is great. x

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  10. The parrot painting is beautiful :) i love the kittens as well. I really admire people who can paint :)

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  11. Beautiful. I always wanted to do art of that sort. My brother is an artist, but I never could do much in that vein.

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  12. I'm terrible at painting so I never cease to be amazed at how people can create these fantastic paintings. Brilliant work.

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  13. Hi Mrs A! I haven't stopped by to greet you in awhile. Hope you are well. Thinking about our past swap and didn't want to lose touch. I like birds - what a pretty one you are painting!

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  14. I love the cat looking at the fish bowl. She is soooooooo cute

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  15. The colours of the parrots are great, the oranges and greens work really well together.

    Jan x

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  16. Lovely to see the different stages of the Parrot picture. Kittens are cute, I used to love 'painting by numbers' - now I show my grandson how to. Nice catching up with you.

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  17. Your work is wonderful ... I can't even draw a straight line and do so admire anyone with such artistic talent!
    Am SOooo sorry not to have replied sooner to your lovely comments ... I WILL show my other cupboard but not until it has had a good tidy! Debbie #62

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  18. One thing i've never been able to do is paint so i totally admire your talent. Parrots look brilliant

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  19. Love the cat pictures esp the one with the goldfish bowl!

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  20. Gorgeous paintings!
    I really like the kitten trying to catch the fish :)

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  21. Wow, your painting was good at ten, but's it's really coming along now! xxx

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