Category Archives: Art

Revisiting – Je Suis Ici

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. … Continue reading

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A Roadrunner Study II – Running the NYC Marathon for Charity

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 … Continue reading

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Roadrunners, Kids, Birds and Free Art!

  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 … Continue reading

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Wishing you all the sweetness…

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! http://www.dawnhenning.com  

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Palestinian Nightingale Loves Home

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

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New Blue Grackle

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. … Continue reading

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Unsent Letters

This is true… This painting is my first attempt at recreating a painting I made within a dream I had about a week ago ~ the title is the title that I dreamt “Unsent Letters”  I remember writing the title … Continue reading

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Uncommon Blue Grackle

Grackles are such elegant creatures.    

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Let me take you to a place that will take your breath away…

Thinking about the vantage point of pigeons ‘fancy or common’ it must be amazing! It would take my breath away. It is great to be sketching again.  Thanks so much for the blog nominations and awards!  I will try to … Continue reading

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This January Horse Regards the Past

Drawing is a wonderful way of remembering… I think the first memory I have of drawing was one I had done of a horse. It was the “horse of a different color” in the Wizard of Oz.  I loved horses … Continue reading

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