Idling eiders


I liked the last one and I think this is even better

Simply delightful Emma, superbly painted.

Excellent Emma, great form and color, great the way you have them in differing positions, I use to watch rafts of these in Scotland when I visited my Daughter up there. nice one.

Just beautiful colours everthing Emma!!

You have captured the varying poses so well here Emma and I like how you’ve painted the water.

So many different poses - very good

A lovely composition and palette. Love the gentle energy of the piece.

I agree with Heather. This is really lovely. Love the washes of the water around the ducks

Such a lovely painting Emma, you are so good at painting birds.

Thank you all for the lovely comments!

Posted by Emma P on Tue 07 Jul 20:15:02

Beautifully painted - delightful, Emma - I do like Eider ducks - such striking birds.

Thank you Margaret, it was lovely to see them here.

Posted by Emma P on Thu 23 Jul 18:05:32
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More eider ducks, from the same group that were idling offshore last week. This time in watercolour, 9x13", HP paper, using just three colours to keep it harmonious - yellow ochre, cobalt blue and permanent crimson alizarin.

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Emma P

I'm an amateur painter from County Durham. I sketch and paint for my own enjoyment and relaxation; in particular, looking at the plants and animals in our local area and attempting to paint them. My painting "Goldfinches on Teasel" was chosen to be made into a card by Tees Valley Wildlife Trust. I…

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