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:

Anne said...

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

Anne said...

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

Wendy said...

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

Ros Made Me said...

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

Margreet said...

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

Caroline Nash said...

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

CHRISTMAS PIE CRAFTS said...

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.

Caroline Lovis (Redneedle) said...

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

Jam Dalory said...

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

Helen said...

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

Susie said...

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

Sandra said...

Wow such beautiful work:) Sandra H

Stephen said...

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

Angela said...

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!

bebebubu said...

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

Picto said...

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

Jan x

Charters said...

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.

BetteK said...

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

dreamstar said...

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

The Bathtime Team said...

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

goodnightboutique.com said...

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

Faye said...

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