Sitting Duck and Ducks In A Row Update

31 Dec

When I first began to paint “Ducks In a Row”, I envisioned a loose flowing painting – until I actually started to draw the ducks out.  I now have completely switched gears.  Highly detailed and intricate, using the tiniest of brushes and my best sables!  And I am having so much fun. What I first thought would be a large watercolor full of mallards has become three paintings of various sizes that work well together!  I am working from several photos that simply do not lend themselves to combining into one larger composite painting. So I decided to still paint them all – but separately! (this way if I mess up all is not lost 🙂 )

IMG_4209This the progress showing on the original Ducks In a Row painting!


3 Responses to “Sitting Duck and Ducks In A Row Update”

  1. Donna Snyder December 31, 2012 at 8:52 pm #

    Awesome Helen! Lots of detail!
    I’ll keep looking for the final product…

    • Helen Shideler January 1, 2013 at 12:09 pm #

      Thanks Donna….this is all so slow going – but I am having fun!

  2. maxine wolodko January 4, 2013 at 12:04 am #

    These are really great, Helen!

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