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Chickens and Grapes

November 18, 2008

A friend asked me to work on a painting for someone incorporating chickens and a vineyard.  Hmmmm…. Here are a couple of preliminary sketches.

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  1. November 18, 2008 2:40 pm

    I love these sketches! Especially the chickens! You have such a talent!

  2. November 18, 2008 3:09 pm

    Your sketches are so full of life and color!

  3. November 18, 2008 4:00 pm

    Nothing like a nice chardonnay grape with some roasted chicken. Excellent sketches. Can’t wait to see the finished product!

  4. November 18, 2008 6:14 pm

    Oh, Look at those happy colors. I’ve been thinking of you and this dilemma of doing quick sketches vs. lengthier, carefully worked drawings. I’ve been going through the same thing myself over the past couple of years. I rarely seem to be able to devote time to developing a careful drawing anymore. Mostly the reason is that there are only so many hours in a day and I’m devoting what I can to watercolor. That being said, it is such a delight to see these happy studies with your vibrant colorings. I love your work!

  5. annie permalink
    November 18, 2008 6:57 pm

    Oh, those chickens! I use to watch them so much on our farm–
    their beady little eyes glinting at goodies and their combs
    so floppy in contrast to their stiff, Charlie Chaplin walk.
    You have caught it all and I have to smile.

  6. sandy permalink
    November 19, 2008 12:56 am

    Love your hens, they always facinate me!

  7. November 19, 2008 5:52 am

    Wonderful work! Your sketches are ever so lively and full of color. Great job! Please stop by my site at:

  8. November 20, 2008 9:43 pm

    Clearly, you know chickens.

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