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Drake Eider



Drake Eider
Acrylic on canvas
24" X 36"
2015

While I am an avid birder and bird photographer - Lanny McDowell Avian Art - I most often have not chosen to feature a bird as the centerpiece of any of my paintings.  Where birds show up in my paintings they serve as smaller components in a larger theme, such as ocean waves crashing on the shoreline.

 

Here I have leapt into producing a sea duck portrait, giving the ocean surface lots of activity in surrounding and supporting a male Common Eider, elegant, relaxed and at home in his element. The graphic properties of the duck's high-contrast design are stunning enough without any need for other action or drama.

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