It is no secret. I love ducks
Every few years I go on a duck painting marathon. They make me smile. With their round and full cheeks and happy bills, they are simply delightful to draw and paint. This time around, I am working in watercolour. Previous work was always in acrylics.
One day, when were out for a drive to see what I could shoot, we came upon a ferry landing that was covered with ducks. Apparently, somehow the ducks know they are safe from hunters at the ferry landing. But I got some great shots. Some were in the water while others basked in the sunshine, warming themselves on the asphalt and rocks.
The inspiration photo has an interesting perspective -below. As I was shooting it I was thinking "he he heeee" ducks in a row. Well it stuck. The ducks in this painting will have come from individual duck photos I took and I will place them …well… in artistic order. Hoping to heaven I can capture the perspective I am aiming for.