Sunday, February 27, 2011

Finished: Canvasback

After many long hours at the easel this weekend, the Canvasback painting is finally done! Hope you enjoy it! Now, I need to come up with a title for it...any suggestions?



12 comments:

Noah Arsenault said...

Northbound?

Jill Iversen said...

This is awesome! How about something about the water and his expression...enjoying the current?

Caroline B said...

This is a stunning piece of work - I just love the way you paint water!

John said...

Beautiful piece Kelly! You did a really nice job on the water.

Kelly Singleton said...

Thanks for the suggestion Noah.

Jill, Caroline, John, thank you for your nice comments.

Sandra Blair said...

Kelly, I love the texture in the feathers, especially on the back. How about "A Long Cool Drink/"

Victor Bravo said...

Ripples... because they're as beautiful as the bird.
Lovely work

Vernon Washington said...

I love the way you post the progress of your work...will you paint something African soon? And, is it a diffcult transition painting watercolors then using oils...I want to try oils but am a bit hesitant...your work's majestic!

Kelly Singleton said...

Sandra and Victor, thanks for the suggestions and the kind remarks. Victor, someone else made the same title suggestion to me!

Vernon, thanks! I highly doubt I'll be painting African anytime soon. I have not been there yet. I've painted some African cats in the past, but they were captive animals from zoos or game farms. That's why they were only portraits. I don't feel comfortable painting habitats I don't know.

For me, it is not a difficult transition to work with watercolors and then oils. I actually like variety and tend to get bored easily if I just stick to one media. I feel like the break is good for me.

artisticwilderness said...

Beautiful Canvasback I have painted many ducks in my life it is one of the best paintings i have seen!

Bob Hines /ArtisticWilderness said...

How about blue water canvasback?

Kelly Singleton said...

Bob, thank you for the wonderful compliment on this piece and thanks for the title suggestion (that was a great one). Since this post, I came up with a name for it, "Ripples Never Come Back".