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Birding World Cover Painting

I’m very happy that Birding World magazine chose to use my woodpigeon painting Sunlight and Shadow as the cover image for their March issue. I salute Birding World’s continued commitment to using artwork – these days many magazines prefer to use … Continue reading

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Sunlight and Shadow

At long last I’ve finished my painting of Woodpigeons.  I can’t believe I started it way back in May, but there have been so many other projects on the go I haven’t had a chance to get on with it.  … Continue reading

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Postponing the Pigeons

Oops – forgot to photograph the latest stage of my Woodpigeon painting until it was too dark yesterday, so I’ve waited until this morning to post.  You’ll notice that I’ve added a couple of branches, but I actually spent most of the last painting … Continue reading

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Pigeon Post

I’ve blocked in the pigeons and started to suggest the dappled light.  The main branch needs to be dark to contrast with the brighter background, but I need to add in some more dark branches for balance.  As usual there’s … Continue reading

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One Step at a Time

Step 1 Well here’s the first stage of the woodpigeon painting…. minus the pigeons.  Told you it was abstract!  At this stage I just wanted to establish the main colour palette and to create an average tone across the whole … Continue reading

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