Mandarin Duck

Mandarin Duck CP

Super work, Val. A lovely tight composition, great reflections in the water, and for that's good to see a different color water.

What a treat to see such a beautiful and colourful creature. Lovely work.

Posted by C Jones on Mon 30 Sep 17:06:27

Such beautiful shape and colour Val, good reflection too. The background grass must have taken ages!

Tremendous Val, aren’t they just wonderful birds!

Lovely image Val, the colours are beautiful.

Great, like it a lot

Such lovely gentle colours Val. The reflections are superb.

What a lovely lot you are:) thank you everyone for your super comments.

What a handsome fellow Val, the reflections are super!

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After clearing up after my oil painting I decided to get my CP's out and this is the result. From a photo of a mandarin duck that visited the pond in my brothers garden. Polychromos and Caren d'Ache luminance on Strathmore Bristol vellum. thanks for looking.

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Val Kenyon

I am a self taught artist or, as I like to say, I'm "unrestricted by formal teaching" which probably explains my mish mash of styles. I paint in most media, watercolour, gouache, oil, coloured pencil and my favourite, soft pastels. I'm inspired by the Scottish landscape, nature and animals and…

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