Duck Life

Manky duck

Very well painted Hilary – and I like your portfolio. By the way: I wouldn't tear up and throw away paintings. Failed works help you a lot in your own development. Sometimes even cutouts from the "waste" result in pretty, small random works of art.

So good - the iridescence is wonderful

Excellent painting, Hilary - it's obvious how much fun you had painting this!

I really like this Hilary, the feathers are very effective.

A lovely representation and good solid drawing structure.

This is lovely Hilary.

Lovely painting with beautiful colours.

A lovely painting & beautiful colours.

Thank you all for the comments and Detlev for your advice.

Your duck is beautiful

Hang on Studio Wall

I went down to the river yesterday to take photos of the willows but this little character appeared, and followed me around quacking loudly, so I went home and had fun painting her - instead of the willows. ( I think she's a hybrid, not a mallard).

About the Artist
Hilary Forbes

I have enjoyed drawing and painting from an early age, and over the years I have also learnt more from art classes and workshops.Watercolour is my preferred medium to work with, because I love the translucency and diffusion of colour. Now at last, I have the time and chance to really focus on my…

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