After a month's holiday in China, I was surprised at how few ducks were to be seen, even with cruises on the Lui and Yangtze rivers. It seems that after the bird flue scare all domestic birds were caged in. On the last day I finally found this mandarin duck in an ornamental garden. when I got home and viewed my thousands of photos, I noticed the intricate reflections of the coop which imprisoned the ducks.
About the Artist
Since retiring from a career in education and training management, I returned to art after a gap of 40 years. Now I travel was much as I can with my husband and take an enormous amount of photographs, some of which I use as reference photos. Meanwhile, I take a weekly course in portraiture and…View full profile