Blue Wing Teals Artwork – “Happenstance”
Blue Wing Teals Artwork – “Happenstance”

Original artwork oil on canvas in progress

Teal wing ducks oil on canvas original art finished

Drum roll please, the teal wing ducks oil on canvas is finished! The original will be up for auction February 10th 2018 in Orlando Florida for the Ducks Unlimited Annual Fundraiser. Jerry with Ducks Unlimited (see link) is taking starting bids now if you would like to submit a bid: http://www.ducks.org/florida/events/45700/orlando-dinner

 

Teal wing ducks oi on canvas original artwork completed.
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image

Coloring reeds

Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image

Starting the reed placement

Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image

Working on the male duck wing details

Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image

Working on the second wingtip and tail feathers

Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image

Starting tail feathers

Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image

Adding front highlights

Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image

Working on the female beak.

Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Teal Wing Ducks Oil On Canvas Progress Image
Working on the female beak.
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

First coat of bright green with white and blue feather shape clean up.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Adding reed layers to the background.

Plan for painting goals.

Upper back details for dark and gold feathers. More details for the large blue feathers.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Upper back beginning details in gold and dark feathers.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Second coat on dark feathers to remove transparency and working on large blue feather.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Placement for upper back feathers with small details placed.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Beginning details and colors for chest feathers. Adding shine and reflection to eye.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Chest colors first layer.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Planning placement of chest feathers and darkening back feather placement.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Multi-coat of color on eye before adding shine.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Color blocking second front duck.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Color blocking back duck and background color addition.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Color blocking background multiple layers.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress
Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Color blocking background first pass.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Inking second duck after gesso.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Inking first duck after gesso.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Penciling in first ducks after gesso.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

Gesso over flexible molding paste.

Blue Wing Teals Oil Painting in Progress

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