Category Archives: Art

Still Life with Grackle and Moths

The Common Grackle is a favorite of mine – strong and elegant – a smart mischief maker.  Nothing common about them their black iridescent coloring reminds me of a black opal. I would love to entertain them in my garden. … Continue reading

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Magpie Series – Three for a Girl

Happy to begin the new year with a new addition to the Magpie series.   Continuing my illustrations of the “counting crows” nursery rhyme https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_for_Sorrow_(nursery_rhyme) after a little break.  Not a part of my childhood memories, a dear friend from … Continue reading

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One For Sorrow

Magpies… one of my favorite birds, at the very top.  Magpies the most elegant of the Corvid family.  Working on a new project illustrating the counting “crows” nursery rhyme. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvidae     www.dawnhenning.com  https://www.facebook.com/DawnHenningPage?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

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Blogging Birds Exhibition… Roadrunner sketch

You are invited… Blogging Birds Exhibition – 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 … Continue reading

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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. 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 … Continue reading

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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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