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Painted Birds!

Dedicated to Traditionally Painted Birds

Painterly Birds

This challenge closed almost 6 years ago.

The Challenge

This challenge is for the paintings of birds that rely in the painting method more on technique rather than realism. There have been many wonderful paintings that use a wide variety of methods to portray birds. If you happen to have a painting like this please feel free to enter it into the challenge.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Select the paintings you like best!

Rewards & Prizes

The top three winners will be featured. There is another challenge that will co-inside with this one titled Realism. Whichever winner from the two challenges who has the highest votes will have their work entered as the avatar.

Additional Information

Good luck!

Cover Image: "Remember the Song Birds? # 10" by Karyn Fendley


The Top Ten

All feathered up by Shirlroma

All feathered up by Shirlroma was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 2 votes.

  • Laughing Kookaburra by Acey Thompson
  • Life in Paradise by snowhawk
  • Taking Flight by EnPassant
  • Peacock by Elena Oleniuc
  • Rooster Study by BenPotter
  • Gaggle of Geese by Jim Phillips
  • Here I am! by Sally Ford
  • Herons in Reeds II by sharpie
  • Seagull at the Baltic Sea by CarolineLembke

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