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Saturday, 3 August 2013

Avocet pure and simple

I love the simple lines and pattern of this beautiful bird - and I wanted to keep the painting simple too. You've just got to love these birds! This is painted from a photo by Gary Jones who needs to get his blog up to date!

© Sharon Whitley
Avocet

Have had a couple of lovely trips to Chester Zoo lately where we (or Gary!) got some great photos of the tiger cubs and cheetah cubs.  Yesterday we went to Knowsley Safari Park - I haven't been there since I was a child, wonderful driving through the lions, rhinos etc. and then off to watch the Sealion show and the Bird of Prey displays.  Definitely recommend it for a family day out!

4 comments:

  1. 'Pure and simple'....Excellent too Sharon.

    As for Gary needing to get his blog up to date, I'll second that. Come on Gary, we need your blog up to date!

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  2. Hi Sharon This is truly a stunning bird and you have captured it very well, but simply.

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  3. This is lovely Sharon, this little bird really looks like it is walking through the water.

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  4. hi Sharon,
    Your work really inspires me.....I love your blog!!

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