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Thursday, 12 April 2012

Grey lag Geese


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
Chinese Proverb



Gay, guiltless pair,
What seek ye from the fields of heaven?
Ye have no need of prayer,
Ye have no sins to be forgiven.
Charles Sprague

My first attempt at shading - feel free to criticize/comment/suggest improvements. Thanks to Adrian for his awesome picture and letting me draw it.

35 comments:

  1. Lovely words and drawing Ruby!

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  2. Very nice work Ruby...... well done.

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  3. I'm not in any position to comment as my expertise in this are as limited. I just say keep on trying things.

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  4. Oiii Rubi!

    O Sombreamento ficou lindo!

    Bela imagem! Parabéns!

    Saúdaçoes do Brasil!

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  5. Hello, Ruby.

      Lovely your works, full of JOY!

      Thank you World-wide LOVE, and, your Support.

      The prayer for all peace.
      I wish You all the best.


     Thank you visit to the garden of the cherry blossoms.

    Have a good day. from Japan ruma ❀

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  6. Great!
    The good thing about art is that there is no need to criticize..its art!
    Many greetings
    Yvonne & Raphael

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  7. I see some firm birds in an unclear horizon..it's nice.

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  8. I think that's a good action shot of the birds flying Ruby - Dave

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  9. Hello Ruby,

    fantstise what a statement about the song of the bird. I think you still have also the same.

    ♫ ♫ ° º
    ❤ º °. • ° º ╮

    Kind regards, Helma

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  10. Very well done Ruby and a great quote too.

    My part two post is up now if you want to see what happened.....

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  11. That's your first try at shading?! I think it came out beautifully! :)

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  12. A brilliant shading of the Greylag Geese, I love it.

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  13. Hello, Ruby​​, this design is beautiful as is. It is spontaneous. Nothing to criticize. Keep it up, Ruby!

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  14. just be who we are, and don't think so much!:)
    wisdom and beauty here.

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  15. This is a lovely post and I like your picture.

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  16. Wonderful to see Ruby it's lovely.
    I would be so proud if you if you tried one of my images..
    Hugs Drew xx

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  17. The two geese are beautiful, Ruby!! I love the shading in the drawing!!

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  18. Very impressed with your post and picture.

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  19. I think they are done wonderfully.

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  20. This is profound, beautiful. Thank you.

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  21. Encantador blog el tuyo, un placer haberme pasado por tu espacio.

    Saludos y un abrazo.

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  22. I think it's a lovely combination of words and picture, nice to look at.

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  23. very nice and well drawn

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  24. The only evil in the world, is to harm another, love can never be harmful ...

    Greetings Caribbean

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  25. What I know about art would fit in a thimble and there'd be room left over for what I know about birds, but I like it!

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  26. Hello Ruby, as I promised, I published the post on the family of blue tits. I'm sure you'll like it!
    Ciao!

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  27. Excellent attempt & beautiful poem by Charles Sprague

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  28. Hello dear friend, Ruby!
    I love Chinese proverbs are always very reasonable. I wish you a wonderful weekend friend. kisses

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  29. ♫♫°º
    Olá, amiga!
    Gosto de olhar para seu desenho, apenas sei que é bonito!
    Também gostei do provérbio.
    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil.
    °º✿
    º° ✿¸.•°❤

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  30. Thank you for your kind comments Ruby, it's always lovely to have you visit.

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