Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Quack - SOLD

Quack
6 x 6, oil on Raymar canvas panel
Sold~ Shelby Lee Gallery Charleston
My cousin, Stan, commented on my painting yesterday using duck talk... so I named this painting in his honor.

6 comments:

  1. I love these ducks. Your oils make the feathers so real. I had my mom visit your blog yesterday.

    Tell me, is it true that oil painting is real messy and smelly? I one day want to try it out. Any tips for a future newbie?

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  2. THANKS again, Pam!!! It's wonderfully messy and smelly ;) I absolutely love the smell of my oil paints! And, I usually get it all over my hands, so I bought some disposable gloves but I'm still getting used to wearing them. The way the oil paint "slides" took some getting used to, but I love painting with oils, and I highly recommend you try it. Here's my suggestion, go to Raymar.com and order some of their 6 x 6 canvas panels... they're inexpensive and come in packs of 10. Buy you a couple of inexpensive brushes... try maybe a 8 and a 2 flat... and a set of basic oil colors. Just play around with it and have fun. I think you'll fall in love with it... too. Hey!!! Mother's Day is just around the corner!!! (Hint, hint....)

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  3. The ducks are wonderful! And of course, the rabbit is just too cool.

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  4. Thanks Ralph...

    You're welcome Pam... keep me posted :)

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  5. Great title from Stan. Love the ducks and the rabbit is adorable too! Isn't spring time fun?
    Pretty soon, I bet we'll see some beach scenes for summer :) Yea!

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