Long-tailed Duck statue

Long-tailed duck photo by Wolfgang Wander

My latest wildfowl statue is a Long-tailed Duck or Oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis). First I made a clay model of the Long-tailed Duck at 2:1 scale. Poured in silicone rubber which vulcanizes at room temperature to make the mother mold.

Silicone rubber model

I this I poured the white ceramic plaster.

Ceramic plaster models

Long-tailed Duck models ready to paint…

Long-tailed Duck statue

Long-tailed Duck statues

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) statues will be the first prize on the III. Romanian Ornithological Marathon.