Blogging Birds Exhibition… Roadrunner sketch

You are invited…

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This exhibit features work created specifically for my Sketchjay blog.  Blogging has been a bright spot in my life just like running. I am so appreciative of those who follow my work and share their feedback.  If you are in New York City please stop by.

Berkeley College Gallery,  3 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017

Art Opening: October 9th 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Please RSVP to Bob Keiber: 212 252-2065

Here’s a sneak peek…

Roadrunner sketch ~ This piece is not for sale, it will be raffled off on Marathon Sunday, November 2nd 2014. If you’d like to participate in the raffle, make a donation to Team For Kids and support my first ever NYC Marathon run. Even a few dollars will make a difference. More here:   http://www.runwithtfk.org/Profile/PublicPage/17732

Sneak peek from my exhibition...<br /><br /><br /><br />
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Blogging Birds Exhibition ~ New York City

You’re invited!
Please join me for an exhibition of artwork I created for this Blog.inside out2
Dawn Henning
“Blogging Birds”
Artist reception:  Thursday, October 9th, 2014,  5:30 – 7:30 pm

Berkeley College Gallery,  4 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017

Please RSVP to Bob Keiber: 212 252-2065
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Revisiting – Je Suis Ici

Day 331, Missing Mockingbird

I am busy working on a new project that I am very excited about, it is a collaboration with someone I respect and admire very much.  It is a labor of love and it will take some time to complete.   Until I am able to share more details I will be reposting some older work.

Thanks everyone for your support and interesting insights.  The original title of this piece was “Missing Mockingbird” – graphite on paper, 2011.

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A Roadrunner Study II – Running the NYC Marathon for Charity

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Once again I am exploring the Roadrunner, inspired by my recent running activities.

Not the form or shape of birds that I typically find compelling but I am enjoying the exploration and loving this new bird.

After running my first Half Marathon last month, which was amazing, I decided to register for a full marathon.

This November I will be running the NYC Marathon.  I am running for a charity, Team For Kids.  TFK offers thousands of kids the opportunity to participate in track and field events and meet wonderful inspiring coaches…  

I am giving away original art on NYC Marathon day, November 2nd 2014, my Roadrunner studies and paintings! Names will be randomly chosen from the names of  those who have donated to Team For Kids.  Please visit http://www.runwithtfk.org/Profile/PublicPage/17732  to learn more.  In addition, I am sending each person who donates to my fundraising page a card featuring one of my illustrations and a personal thank you from me to you! No donation is too small and you can donate more than once!  Even a donation of 5 or 10 dollars enters your name into the drawing.  

Thanks so much for your support,

Dawn

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Roadrunners, Kids, Birds and Free Art!

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I have been away from my posts for a little while… involved in a number of new things some creative, some not.  This Roadrunner is inspired by my recent running activities.  Suggested by my daughter, this is my first Roadrunner.  This past Sunday I ran my first Half Marathon which was amazing and the inspiration for this sketch.  Roadrunners can be quite unusual looking.

This November I will be running the NYC Marathon.  I am running for a charity, Team For Kids.  TFK offers thousands of kids the opportunity to participate in track and field events and meet wonderful inspiring coaches…  

I am giving away original art on NYC Marathon day, November 2nd! One or more names will be randomly chosen from the names of  those who have donated to Team For Kids.  Please visit http://www.runwithtfk.org/Profile/PublicPage/17732  In addition, I am sending each person who donates to my fundraising page a card featuring one of my illustrations and a personal thank you from me to you! No donation is too small and you can donate more than once!  Even a donation of 5 or 10 dollars enters your name into the drawing.  Thanks so much for your support!

Congratulations to all those who ran the Boston Marathon!

 

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Wishing you all the sweetness…

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Celebrating the sweet gentle creatures in my life!  This is my holiday card – thinking of all the sweetness in the world and wishing you a beautiful 2014!

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Palestinian Nightingale Loves Home

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Experimenting with new patterns, palettes and new birds.  This pattern was shared by a friend.

 

 

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New Blue Grackle

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Working on a new project, I stumbled upon this Grackle.  It was part of a study – that has me experimenting with a new palette.  More to come soon… Great excitement over the new possibilities, new imagery and new mediums.

Thank you for visiting my blog.

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Love’s Labour’s Lost

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I reworked a drawing while waiting in Central Park for tickets to Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.  It has been too long since I posted any new work, maybe the new surroundings helped clear my head.  The park was lovely this morning, a cool breeze, acorns dropping, birds chirping, only nature’s distractions.  I thought I’d do some landscapes but found this little bird in my sketch book half-done, so I felt compelled…

This bird is dedicated to another bird, sweet little “Potato Chip”.

The prints on my previous post are now available in limited editions as well as many of the paintings and drawings I have posted. Please contact me directly through my Facebook page if you are interested in any of my work.

Thanks so much again for your support.

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Chickadee Peace, Pretty Pink Feet, Remembering Blackbirds, Unsent Letters

Day Twenty Seven- Roni's Chickadee

Chickadee Peace

The Favorite Four

Thanks everyone for helping me choose the four images to be made into prints.  Your selections are below… Chickadee Peace was the absolute favorite!  I am delighted at the selection, they are so balanced as a set but also each have their own unique palettes.  I couldn’t have chosen this group on my own.

This has been the most rewarding experience in so many ways, thank you all for participating, I loved receiving your impressions and your advice for getting past creative  “block”.  I will get started on the prints now and hopefully will also be working on some new pieces very soon.  For those of you who sent your addresses I will be sending your cards this week.

Day Eighty-Four, Pretty Pink Feet

Pretty Pink Feet

Day Twelve-web

Remembering the Black Birds

2013 Unsent Letters

Unsent Letters

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