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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Heron

I am back after a considerably long absence. Missed you all!
This is a watercolor on a postcard , the heron captured in soft sunlight of mid-morning.
I have been reading a lot about the oil spill in Gulf of Mexico. I have always hated man's interference with nature and this is a glaring example of what this could result into!

I am adding this painting to Suzanne McDermot's spirit-of-gulf-challenge. as suggested by some blogger friends.

22 comments:

  1. So beautiful, Arti! I am awed by how perfectly you've captured the morning light around his head.

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  2. Selecting only the head as the subject makes it special! I love the light and also the blue/crimson mix for the background.. btw missed you much :-)

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  3. I did not know what a Heron is and I still dont know. :) I want to see the ful length painting.

    I just love the way you have done the eye and the textures on the body of the bird.

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  4. Welcome back Arti! Beautiful work. Herons are also here in Italy, they are beautiful animals, I often see them in rice fields.
    Ciao!

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  5. Wonderful colors and movement. Nice to see you back..

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  6. Very beautiful, Arti. Love your choice of colors.

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  7. just beautiful. love birds and the colors you've used are awesome. very sweet.
    peace n abundance
    CheyAnne
    http://cheyannesexton.etsy.com

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  8. Arti - it's lovely! Nice job portraying the morning light shining on him.

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  9. I missed you too Arti! I love this heron, very well done. He really has such expression. Beautiful work!

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  10. Beautiful Arti, Some artists are doing work to raise funds for the oil spill after effects. You should check into it. They have their art on zazzle.com. Carol Carter, Paul Jackson and a bunch of others. Your Heron would fit into the cause. Great job!

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  11. My favorite bird, I love how elegant you made him look

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  12. Lovely colors in this one, Arti!

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  13. What beautiful colours and what a beautiful bird! Maybe you should dedicate this painting to Susanne McDermott's Gulf painting challenge!

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  14. Very beautiful, Arti. Really well done this heron, I like the colors of the head end of the eye. Ciao!

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  15. Very nice painting, Arti. I like also the gradation of tones on the background. Congrats.

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  16. 當一個人內心能容納兩樣相互衝突的東西,這個人便開始變得有價值了。..................................................................

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  17. you have made this painting really stand out in a very artistic way Arti. Great job.

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  18. This fellow looks so regal and majestic. Brilliant.

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  19. Thank you very much for all your encouraging comments, Friends!I have been a little inconsistant with my blogging for past few days..lets hope things come back to 'normal'soon:)

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  20. You are very talented. Wonderful painting!

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  21. I sent you a com for several days but I don't see it ??? I said that your painting is really beautiful and I love it very much !!

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