Character plus. Excellent rendering. I can't believe how far you've come with your w/c. You always had the touch for it but now the values, shadows , all of it comes together. Don't be shy about your lights and darks.
Absolutely lovely, looks like a happy little bird :-)
Gorgeous work on your wren.
Fabulous painting Paul. I always used to comment your darks (the lack of) but no need any more. The tones in this one are great. Nice work my friend and it's good to see you painting again. ;-)
Beautiful. You are very talented.