6 March 2012

Illustration Friday - Intention

Kingfisher  ©Caroline Soer 2011

'Intention' for this week's Illustration Friday.  A watercolour sketch I made for the Brooklyn Sketchbook Project last year.

24 comments:

  1. Wow! It feels like deja vu. I saw a kingfisher dive a few days ago. Beautiful!

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    1. They're such beautiful birds aren't they? I'm lucky to see(or hear) at least one a day here!

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  2. caroline, this is beautiful! I can feel the splash of the dive. Amazing!XX

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    1. Thanks Laurel - thanks for passing by! Hope you are well.xx

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  3. Wow Caroline, this is amazing, you've really captured the speed and accuracy of the Kingfisher's dive.

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    1. Hi Nicky, watercolour is great for getting those splash effects!

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  4. I like it. Nice colors. Lovely.

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    1. Thanks Lynn. Kingfishers have the most amazing colours!

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  5. I could get lost in the colors and patterns. Wonderful!

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    1. Thanks so much for your kind comment!

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  6. Oh my, Caroline! With the colors and brushstrokes, there's fantastic energy and motion. Beautiful!

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    1. Thanks Bella! This was a good exercise in using watercolour quickly without much planning!

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  7. Beautiful painting! I love the colors!

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  8. oh good god, caroline. this is like the green one, the one day cover for renee's book. this is magnificent. the flutter of the wings, the movement, with watercolor: wow wow wow. i

    please take my gushing seriously. i adore this

    love love
    kj

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    1. Thanks KJ - always lovely to hear from you! I LOVE Kingfishers!

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  9. What a beautiful blog! I love your Kingfisher. I'm your latest follower, thank you for visiting and following my blog earlier today. Going to have a good look around now.

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    1. Hello Barbara! How kind of you to pass by! I found your blog fascinating and a real trip down memory lane!

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  10. Neat! Such a dynamic painting. I like the way he's part of the environment and acting within it, instead of just sitting on top of it. My animals are usually standing like statues. Maybe I will branch out into action shots (one day!)

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  11. This is very original and so pretty! Lovely colors!

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  12. What a gorgeous piece! So full of movement!

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  13. this is so lovely Caroline! it has so much vibrancy and movement :)

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  14. Really lovely Caroline, love the fluid use of colour.

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