Vanessa Foley's Aviary

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Postby comountaingolf on Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:54 pm

I'm looking to move Vanessa's Gold Eagle Study (Oil on Wood) if anyone's interested in talking shop :pint:

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Postby CarbonZ on Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:14 pm

christorge2 wrote:I really fumbled on adding the state from the drop-down. Thought for sure I whiffed but to my surprise +1 Wren Study 1 :D


Nice. I went for that one as well, same issue with the state. Prob beat me by a few seconds. I don't think I could been much faster.
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Postby mfaith on Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:43 pm

vanessafoley wrote:Last sneak peek at one of my three kingfishers heading to @mondonews for their annual House Party group show opening next Friday 16th. Really loved (almost) every moment working on these pieces, this is the first time I’ve felt confident enough with my colour pencil work to submit it to a gallery show... or at least I felt confident until about half way through and the The Fear struck! (Probably due in great part to the intimidatingly fantastic artists also showing at the exhibition, if you’re lucky enough to be able to attend the show next week you’re in for a real treat!) So I’ve been faffing and fiddling on with these pieces for days and I’m ever so grateful with everyone’s patience with delayed emails and shipping of purchases while I fully plumb the depths of my current nervous breakdown (Normal service resuming on Thursday ) #colourpencil #fabercastellpolychromos #kingfisher #bird #ornithology #art #drawing #originalart PS. Fish and water droplets are my new obsessions!

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Postby SpaceYourAntelope on Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:40 pm

what day does my non-existent poster buddy need to get in line for this beauty?
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Postby 35mmpaul on Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:25 am

yesterday.
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Postby mfaith on Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:08 pm

vanessafoley wrote:Preliminary sketch on grey toned paper (all the better to show the snow on the berries!) for my latest commission, a pair of devoted bullfinches in a wintery setting. This piece will be in oil and have a couple of extra elements added that will add to this little couples story (thanks so much for the fab ring suggestion @welfare_snail, it’s just perfect for the composition and I’ll be shooting you a progress email of the painting in a day or two!) #bullfinch #snow #sketch #birdart #drawing #originalart

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Postby kansasbbq on Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:41 pm

Stunning!
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Postby mfaith on Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:04 am

vanessafoley wrote:Feeling very springlike with this white echinacea study in colour pencil (I’ve listed all materials used in my first comment) This will be part of a larger composition that I’d already started before deciding to add this flower and when adding a tricky element (And this flower was a very tricky beastie!) to a piece I like to make a study first just to make sure I can make it work and to figure out the colours. So this is what my weekend will be looking like and I hope you all have just as lovely springtime plans #echinacea #flora #botanicalart #fabercastellpolychromos #flower #study #originalart

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Postby kansasbbq on Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:51 pm

So good!
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Postby mfaith on Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:51 pm

vanessafoley wrote:Sneak peek-a-boo of my latest piece ‘The Apothecary’ (materials used listed in my first comment) for the upcoming Poison Garden group show at @talongallery. Also pictured is my state of the art solution to keeping my mucky mitts/pencil dust/tears of frustration off the paper. This show will be opening on lucky Friday 13th of April

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Postby piper27 on Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:55 pm

Giclee please!
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Postby rhythmgtr5 on Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:16 pm

Love these new colored pencil pieces. I wonder what the price point will be on these
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Postby piper27 on Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:31 pm

I'd say 1200
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Postby DickButt on Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:42 am

piper27 wrote:I'd say 1200


I’d guess more since it’s from Talon.
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Postby Kramerica on Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:24 am

Insanely talented.
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