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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

New Emu Painting; and the Rabbit wins the Race!

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 I have found another cute bird- the Emu! He is the second largest bird after the Ostrich; but with a  longer and more tapered beak and darker color- may be more hair on his head, too.....still, he looks so much like an Ostrich, they could be siblings.
I was apprehensive about his color, not sure if I wanted to use black-so good old  purple came to my rescue again.I like him in rich, dark purple with just a hint of blue.
This one is totally wet-on-wet, I used a squirrel mop brush to lay the first wet wash and then used my rigger to drag out the hair.It was fun:)

On the other front my White Rabbit has been doing quite well in attracting art lovers on Art Finder store.He has grabbed spot number 5 in this week's top ten most loved artworks! I would appreciate if you guys find a moment to visit and click on the heart (like) on the artworks that you like.I am new at this site and need to build a base.Thanks!

7 comments:

  1. Arti, I LOVE your ostriches!!! I hadn't seen the earlier one [my blogger reading list is on the fritz] This violet one is gorgeous - the mop and rigger worked beautifully for you!
    Kathryn

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  2. Hi Arti, this is a very cute bird and very well painted with amazing colour !!!
    My best wishes for happy Summer Days full of creation !!!

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  3. Now if that face doesn't make you smile, nothing will!!

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    1. I wish there were a like button for this painting and CrimsonLeaves' comment too.

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  4. OMGoodness, Arti! This emu is beautiful...the color is outstanding....!!! Those eyes!!

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  5. Hello,

    I just stumbled on this amazing work of art! I see that the site you sold it on is mainly for single copy original work. Do you have a reprint available or do you anticipate another creation very similar in complexion to this? I saw your other emu works and they are gorgeous, however, this one is by far my favorite!

    Cheers!

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