Ron Louque ...
Original
Canvasback Pair
#231
Original Painting
Image Size: 13 x 18 in.
Acrylic on Board
Quality: Competition
Placd 2nd in LA Duck Stamp Contest 2000
Price: $7,500
To me, the Canvasback is the most powerful and appealing of the duck varieties.  I'll
never forget the January day in the mid 60's when I was in my blind on Six-Mile Lake
in the Atchafalaya Basin.  I was alone on the lake on the last day of duck season.  In
the distance about a half mile away I could see a large flock of cans over the
Atchafalaya River.  I started calling, and to my surprise the flock began to come
towards me.  Before I knew it they were circling my decoy spread with the sound of
wings breaking wind, getting lower with each pass.  After about five passes over my
spread of 75 decoys, the flock of around 300 cans dropped into my decoys like a jet
plane with much noise and splashing of water.  What a thrill!
Ron Louque is a Charlottesville, VA artist who creates Realistic Original Oil and
Acrylic Paintings, Art Prints, Still Life Paintings, Portrait, Figurative Paintings, Songbird
Paintings, Duck Stamp Paintings, Duck Stamp Prints, Upland Gamebird Paintings,
Sporting Art Paintings, Nature Paintings,  Landscape Paintings,  Dog Paintings, Animal
Paintings, Remarques, Waterfowl Paintings, Bird Paintings. Wildlife Artist, Art Gallery.