Raindrops on a Koi Pond by Bob Hahn

Raindrops on a Koi Pond

This is an oil on canvas.
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The ripples and reflections are beautiful. Love the colourful Koi. Beautiful.
over 3 years ago
this is really beautiful.
over 3 years
incredible reflection.. amazing to look at.. 5*.. regards
over 3 years
.. devine..!
digger
over 3 years
gorgeous!! love the colours and the water reflection is fantastic!
over 3 years
fantastic watercolour technique.wish i had a fraction of your talent.
over 3 years
This is so wonderful. The reflection and the rain disturbing the surface is fantastic. You have a great talent! Ling
over 3 years
Wow! Your work is amazing!
over 2 years
Love the colours, you have captured the surface of the water in a way very few can master. Wonderful!
over 1 year
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Artist Statement
for Bob Hahn
Bob HahnI am a retired Chemical Engineer by profession and a struggling artist by avocation.

As a self-taught artist, I have been doing artwork all my life. I have tried most media including pencil, pen and ink, etching, oil, acrylic, and watercolor. I even tried a silver-point.

My favorite subject is wildlife. I enjoy painting animal portraits in their natural settings.

My beloved wife Patti died in my arms recently as have my two beautiful English Springer Spaniels, Lily Rose and Casey. I live alone now in Fallbrook, California. I haven't painted for a while, it is just too hard to paint through tears.
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