Category Archives: Sketch

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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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!  

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Love’s Labour’s Lost

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, … Continue reading

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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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August Magpie In A Crowded Room

It is good to be back at my drawing table after a wonderful trip to Greece. I saw my first European Magpie under the Olive trees in the gardens of the Greek Agora in Athens.

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Week 13 – Thinking of Greece – Greek Independence Day

Thinking about Greece, I stumbled upon a blog I like, and found some great photos…  Looking forward to being in Athens this June to see my family.

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Week Three, House Crow study


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Week One, January 2012 Hooded Crow

My first drawing for 2012 is a Hooded Crow, one of my favorites, they are stunning, strong and intelligent.  I fell in love with them  on my first trip to India, they are both compelling and intimidating.

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