Mandarin Ducks

Colourful mandarin duck watercolour paintings have been added to my Etsy shop. As well as a mandarin duck textile print functioning as a freehand embroidery pattern. The large composition consisting of an Asian landscape, a lotus pond, a turtle pond, … Continue reading Mandarin Ducks

Forest Scene: Mandarin Ducks Resting on a River Bank

The mandarin ducks (Aix galericulata) have carefully chosen a place to rest. They seems to blend in with the dark background, thus if necessary, they will respond quickly by taking to the waters and thus escape predators. The river is calm, the forest is rich in sounds and smells, and all is well. The reflection of the lovely couple is visible in the calm water. Birds are flying over.  The duck and drake have just decided to take a rest and have already positioned themselves on the bank. The duck is checking the left, the drake checks the right, if … Continue reading Forest Scene: Mandarin Ducks Resting on a River Bank