Preen by WoolleyWorld


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Gestural drawing shags preening at the Pelican pond at Melbourne Zoo – charcoal on cartridge paper

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  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz478 months ago

    A funny old bird… well wrought.

  • Thank you Sheila!……they are weird birds…..

    – WoolleyWorld

  • Robin King
    Robin King8 months ago

    Ahhhh…they’re wonderful!!!! Thank you for sharing this with us!!!

  • Pleased you like Robin…a big thank you back!

    – WoolleyWorld

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwards8 months ago

    you brilliantly captures the movements……..makes me smile!!!!

  • pleased it does Shylie! thank you with bells on!

    – WoolleyWorld

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackel8 months ago

    Wonderfully simple and spontaneous, great captures of their body poses.

  • enjoyed your lovely comment Cindy!

    – WoolleyWorld

  • John Douglas
    John Douglas7 months ago

    just spotted this – what a delight

  • i like to delight…thanks John!

    – WoolleyWorld

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz477 months ago

    Hey, funny ol’ birds! Congrats on making the homepage!!

  • Thank you Shiela! They do have a laconic kind of presence……and great long bodies and beaks…..

    – WoolleyWorld

  • Michael Creese
    Michael Creese7 months ago


  • Hi Michael and thank you!

    – WoolleyWorld

  • Incognita
    Incognita6 months ago

    Beautifully observed Ms M — very inspiring

  • Dear Cog! Big kisses back and one for John too! Hope all is well in beautiful Portugal !

    – WoolleyWorld

  • John Douglas
    John Douglas6 months ago

    came back to check this out as a pillow – what fun

  • Haha…cheers and salutations John!

    – WoolleyWorld

  • Loui  Jover
    Loui Jover5 months ago

    wonderful observations

  • Hi Loui and thank you for your comment!

    – WoolleyWorld

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