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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Cormorant Sketches and Sunshine Award





Today we visited the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. This young cormorant was standing on a rock, drying his wings, and seemed to be posing for the cameras, turning this way and that to make sure everyone got a good shot. I tried to be almost as fast as the cameras and capture him in a few strokes. My first effort is at the top and no. 4 at the bottom. I will replace these images with scans later, I didn't get very consistent lighting with the camera/photoshop.

Sally Dean for given my blog the Sunshine Award. Thank you, Sally! I would like to pass it on to these 12 artists:

- Joelle Feldman (a friend and student in my class in January)
- Jill Polsby (who organized the 118/119/120 faces of Karin Jurick)
- Stephanie Berry (who I enjoyed painting with last summer)
- Carol Nelson (whose portrait I painted, and who painted my portrait in the DSFDF Challenge in December)
- Vern Schwarz (whose DSFDF portrait intrigued me)

And these 7 artists whose work I have become aware of through the Daily Painters International Art Gallery, and very much admire:
- Kim Blair
- Elizabeth Blaylock
- Carolee Clark
- Claudia Hammer
- Edward Burton
- Gerald Schwartz
- Charlotte Yealey

Please check out their blogs and leave lots of comments!

And for those who received the award, this is how you pass it on:
- add the picture of the flower to your blog
- make sure the person who gave you the award is on your blog list
- pick 12 people and link them on your blog
- notify those people via a comment on their blog

3 comments:

  1. Thank you for the award, Bobbi, it's greatly appreciated.

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  2. Thanks Bobbi so much! It's so nice to be part of your list of artists.

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  3. Thank you Bobbi for including me in the Sunshine award. I am flattered and honored to be on your list of artists.
    Florida birds are great fun to watch. I took some pictures of birds myself when I was there in March and they make me smile. Check out Mary Anne Cary's (on DPIAG) pelican pastel painting and pictures of Florida birds. You'll enjoy them!

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