The Big Show Off

by Philomena Simpson
(Nr Bristol)

Where's Daisy?

Where's Daisy?

This is a Chinese Brush Painting of a Proud handsome fella. I enjoyed painting him as he looks as if he is up to no good! The Challenge was to get the Feathers to look good


Chinese Brush Painting is one of the few mediums where you are encouraged to use lots of Black which I love.

It is done on Chinese Rice Paper { No longer made from rice]. 12" by 18" With Black Stick Ink and Red Chinese water Colour

Most Art Tutors tell you never to use Black but mix a dark shade with blue or brown. In English watercolour I like to make a lovely Black with Cad Red & Viridian

If you are new to Painting do not be afraid of making mistakes as you will learn by them. When most Famous

Artists start their work is not that good unless they are exeptionally talented

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The Big Show Off
by: Joy

What a wonderfully proud fellow ....very well painted......Chines painting is one of my favourites to paint too.......keep them coming because this one sure is a keeper

Joy

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I can hear him Crow !
by: Anonymous

Hi Philomena,
Love this cocky fellow... You have portrayed his feathers beautifully and have given his body good definition...

Cheers,

Gail

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trouble
by: Mary Fraser

He certainly is up to no good . Thanks for the advice on black . I'll try that . Nothing in nature is true black and that always bothered me .

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loved this
by: betty

i realy liked your painting he does look like he is up to no good.but he is very handsom.

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