We recently returned from visiting Jessie's family in beautiful Little Rock, Arkansas. Her brother's family lives by a pond and we all walked over one afternoon so the boys could go fishing. While they fished I wandered off and noticed this bright white bird (some sort of heron) standing in red watergrass against a green background. I thought it was a striking scene so I snapped a mental picture of it for later. I hope you like my version.
Thanks to my son Jason for helping me think of a proper title!
Blue herons are absolutely my favorite bird, but other varieties come in second! My mom and I have a favorite book character, a heron who calls himself the Warden and oversees a fen, and this is absolutely perfect.
Your works so often remind me of books, even when you couldn't possibly have meant them to!
"Mistwood Fen "
Sun September 23, 2018 at 7:20 am
Sat September 22, 2018 at 8:45 pm
A nice calm scene.
Mon August 20, 2018 at 8:38 pm
Came back for a new wallpaper. Just what I was looking for.
Mon August 13, 2018 at 6:18 pm
Just perfect. So peaceful and serene. Beautiful.
Sun August 12, 2018 at 10:23 pm
This is stupendous, whilst not some stunning planetscape or blazing intergalactic phenomenon, it IS bleedin' perfect. Sometimes simple beauty is impressive enough.
"Down on the bayou"
Sun August 12, 2018 at 4:25 pm
I like it. Different from most of your other vistas, but it makes a nice companion piece to "Last Gold."
Sun August 12, 2018 at 9:14 am
Great work! Stunning light, colors and atmosphere. Would love to see a pickle jar version without the bird. Then I would give it a 10.
Fri August 10, 2018 at 10:55 pm
Wow, just wow...
Fri August 10, 2018 at 2:16 pm
Truly awesome! Looks like a photo, but with extra dimension. Love the colors, and the water looks very real. Great job! Also, tell Jason that he thought of a perfect title for this project.
Wed August 8, 2018 at 7:17 pm
I really love the inclusion of wildlife, especially as prevalent as it is. Outstanding, more like this!
Wed August 8, 2018 at 6:36 pm
Absolutely stunning! So true to life.
My first reaction ..
I froze momentarily so as not to disturb nature as you do..
"I want be be there!!"
Tue August 7, 2018 at 5:45 pm
Spectacular! Rich in colour, composition, and perspective. I just wish I was rowing in a boat with that image as my POV.
Mon August 6, 2018 at 6:12 pm
This is Simply Beautiful, I love It. Great Render
"Another Perfect 10!!!"
Mon August 6, 2018 at 11:33 am
Wow two perfect renders in a row!!! You've definitely nailed it!!! Great job Ryan!!!
Mon August 6, 2018 at 10:28 am
Your mental camera works very well, Ryan. I particularly like the misty woods in the background. This brings back happy memories of late summer excursions to secluded streams and rivers.
Mon August 6, 2018 at 10:02 am
This is a great, calming and subtle image.
Mon August 6, 2018 at 9:53 am
This is beautiful, Ryan. Very peaceful, and faithful to natural environment.
Mon August 6, 2018 at 9:45 am
Understated vegetation, beautiful light, and a unique focal point. The only thing bugging me is that tree, the one with most light on its trunk... its bark pattern looks stretched, and its shape at the top looks artificial. Doesn't seem to belong in the same scene as the exquisitely detailed wader.
Mon August 6, 2018 at 9:27 am
An excellent work of art! Everything blends so well together, and as a previous review says - serene and peaceful.