Ducks and Paint

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat_Walker, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    So, I was thinking about using my ducklings in my painting project.

    What do i need to look for in the paint to make sure it is ducky safe? I just want their foot prints. I was thinking a light back ground and then take my ducks at different ages and let them run over the canvas in dark paint.
     
  2. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    tempura, or poster paint... do not use anything with oil or acrylic... water color or gauche paint's should be okay too.
     
  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    I have plenty of watercolor but im still experimenting with it. Im glad you warned me about acryllic since that is my favorite medium. Ill have to look around when i go shopping. I was just going to have a glob or paints and dunk their feet in then let my dog "herd" them around the canvas. Or I could just scootch them so they dont get tempted to try and eat it.
     
  4. geosheets

    geosheets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poster paint would probably work better than water colors. I would think anything safe for kids would be safe for ducks.
     
  5. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those boxes of 12 little jars of kids paint from crayols. Thats what I used with my rats [​IMG]
     
  6. suburbanduckmom

    suburbanduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a cute idea...but do your ducks wear diapers? You may get a little more than paint on your canvas [​IMG]
     
  7. classroomducks

    classroomducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] lol

    finger paint. Its thick enough that it would make a good mark on the canvas, but def ducky safe. I use it with my kiddos all the time. Non toxic incase it looks good enough to eat.
     
  8. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    YAY! Thanks you guys. And im getting diapers from nettie.
     
  9. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    Quote:along with some other surprises [​IMG] i should be ready to send them out this week!
     
  10. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Quote:along with some other surprises [​IMG] i should be ready to send them out this week!

    [​IMG] OH MY GEEZ!!!!! IM SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     

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