Cardinal in the snow by Bill Dennis

Cardinal in the snow

6x6 inch box canvas, Tissue used in background,
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Beautiful!! What a lovely red bird and I like the texture of the snow and the limbs. Wonderful work, Bill!
over 1 year ago
Thank you Mary,
Warm regards Bill
over 1 year
There is so much life in this paintind..I just love it!!Lorrie
over 1 year
Thank you Lorrie,thats nice to know,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
So beautiful, Bill, love the technique for the background, well done.
over 1 year
Thank You Barbara ,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Cardinals are so beautiful. But just like yours they always stand out even more beautiful in the winter in the snow. Beautiful detail on the cardinal and love the snow and the wonderful textures on the trees and branches. Excellent. Nancy
over 1 year
I'm glad you liked my efforts Nancy, I'm still playing with the tissue textures so I'm pleased you think they look Ok!
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Superbly done Bill love how you use the tissue
over 1 year
Thank's Barry, I'm still playing with it so I am pleased you like it.
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Very beautifully done. Love the colors and feathers of the cardinal. Wonderful background. Excellent. Take care-Shaon
over 1 year
Thank you Sharon ,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Just love these little creatures! :-)
over 1 year
Thanks Manuela ,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Bill, thank you for painting my favorite bird! I love the depth in this painting! Cheers! Line :)

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Thanks for your nice comments Line and invitation to join your group , I am proud to accept Line,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Hi Bill, this bird is terrific, you really have a talent for birds, he has such character and is so realistic, and he looks warm even though the background is a bit chilly!lovely artwork, warm wishes Brenda xxx.
over 1 year
Thank you for your kind comments Brenda,I'm pleased
you like it,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Your painting creates a happy feeling, love it!
over 1 year
Thank you Carmela,It is my hope that all my paintings create a happy feeling as there is so much horror and sadness every day in the news,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Very beautiful, Bill!!! Bravo! Many compliments! Angela
over 1 year
Thank you Angela,I appreciate your comments,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Great bird,and atmosphere!!! Very Nice!!
over 1 year
Thank you Ma,I am enjoying painting the colourful birds of the world and the Cardinal is proving to be very popular,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Lovely, love the background. Great palette. Sweet Cardinal
over 1 year
Thanks for your nice comments Jennifer,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Oh my goddness. I do love this red bird. I left this comment to the end becaue I want to go sleeping with this image in my mind and his songs in my ears.Birds are all what I always wanted to be. There's one on the back of my backyard that sings for me everytime he sees me hanging my washed clothes and we develop a complete conversation. T ake care and be happy among birds. Kindly, Isaura
over 1 year
Thank you Isaura I am happy that my painting of the Cardinal has struck a happy chord with so many people,
Warm regards Bill
over 1 year
Love the cardinal. It's the state bird in Illinois. I never tire of looking at any bird actually, except for crows & ravens.
over 1 year
Thanks Martav it would be a sadder world without birds thats for sure,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
very beautiful bird, great background :}
over 1 year
Thank you Loretta for your nice comments,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
beautiful cardinal in the snow
over 1 year
Thank you Cindy,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
Another lovely painting of a bird!!!
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Thank you Tamara for your nice comment,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
This is my aunt Marys'(age 90- lives in Suffolk UK) favourite bird...I send her cards with pictures of cardinals on them....they're one of her favourite things about North America:) This one is marvelous, Bill!
over 1 year
Thank you Linda,
Warm regards Bill.
over 1 year
I love how you have suggested the background tree. The red bird glows against the snowy background.
over 1 year
Thank you Maureen for those nice comments,
Warm regards Bill.
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Bill DennisBorn in England I moved to Australia in 82 , I didn't start to paint until I retired at the end of 2009,now I will paint anything that takes my fancy as long as it challenges me in some way, I enjoy painting and if anyone likes them its a bonus.
This site gave me confidence to show my work in exhibitions and the feedback from artists from all over the world is wonderful,long may it continue,
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