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Saturday, December 4, 2010
Hooded Merganser # 84
This little hoodie male has just ruffled his feathers and hasn't laid down the ones on his back. When they dive for fish or want to slip quietly away, they can fold that beautiful head crest into a thin white line.
Painted on Lanaquarelle cold press #140 -- a very white paper that handles both details and washes well, but I think buckles a little more than Strathmore's 400 series 140# cold press. Takes miskit well.