11″ × 13″ Rustytone and Art Spectrum soft pastels on brown Canson Tex paper

I thought it was about time to paint a picture of my son’s “hen” Mr Speck. Mr Speck has grown into a very handsome rooster who loves to crow at all times of the day and night. (We once even heard him crowing at 9pm!)


dianne ilka, pastel, rooster, chicken, poultry, chook, livestock, bird

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  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 2 years ago

    Instant fave!

  • Thanks Cindy! I had a feeling you might like him :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • MoniqueGeurts
    MoniqueGeurtsabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thankyou so much Monique :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 2 years ago

    05-09-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Thanks Kira :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpabout 2 years ago

  • Thanks so much Marie :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 2 years ago

    bravo !
    my best, your host (francis).

  • Thankyou so much! I really appreciate it.

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Robin Monroe
    Robin Monroeabout 2 years ago

    excellent painting, sounds like he’s a happy fellow:)

  • Thanks Robin! He certainly knows that he’s the boss.

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Matt Mawson
    Matt Mawsonabout 2 years ago

  • Thanks :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 2 years ago

    And what a beauty he is Dianne, absolutely lovely!!

  • Thankyou Maree! And thanks for the fav too :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Matt Mawson
    Matt Mawsonabout 2 years ago

    Looks like a real chick magnet. Nice painting, Dianne.

  • Now why didn’t I think of that for a title? Thanks Matt :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeabout 2 years ago

    You’re my winner of the day.
    Nature Quote of the Day
    The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
    Blaise Pascal mentioned………..
    Best regards and hugs,

  • Thankyou so much! I really appreciate it :)

    – Dianne Ilka

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