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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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Dove

Happy to be blogging again.  I have always loved to paint Doves and Pigeons. They are capable of being extremely beautiful representing joy and hope and peace or they exist in the background as quiet observers of your daily life. … 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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Two For Joy

Part two of my Magpie counting project.  Happy to be posting again. Some illustrations just flow – this watercolor of many layers took a bit longer to work through. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvidae http://www.dawnhenning.com https://sketchjay.wordpress.com/2015/02/02/one-for-sorrow/

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

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 … Continue reading

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