Ring-Necked Pheasant - FINALIST, December 2019

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Added 2019-12-16 11:59:36
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My brother used to be an avid hunter. Knowing how much I liked to draw, he occasionally asked me to draw a pheasant for him. Many years later, it happened and I gave it to him for his birthday. 

It was very rewarding working on this piece as I had such a nice time scratching out the feathers and trying out different tools. I would like to create more scratchboards of birds. I hope you enjoy it. Thank you.

Specific details

Name of Artist: Jeanne Conant
Width (inches): 14
Height (inches): 11
Media: Other
Country: United States
Style or Genre of Painting: Representational: Figurative / Other
Award: FINALIST - Free promoted entry
Judge and Category: PaintingContest.Org Panel of Art Professionals, Novice / For the Love of Painting
Judge's Comment: "Fabulous scratchboard drawing features rendering of carefully observed, minute details with controlled and thoughtful use of strong to soft edges. A beautiful drawing framed by its high contrast background results in a striking and cogent image overall."