Category Archives: watercolor

Birds on Paper at the Wild Bird Fund

Please stop by the Wild Bird Fund sometime before October 15th and you can see 10 of my paintings and you can learn all about the great work the Wild Bird Fund do to support and rehabilitate the wildlife of … 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 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.

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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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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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Sketchathon! Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser this Sunday in New York City.

This Sunday December 16th I will be participating in a fundraiser to raise money for the Time Square Art Square and The New York Foundation for the Arts to assist artists affected by Hurricane Sandy. It is a Sketchathon, with 100 artists … Continue reading

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Side By Side As Crows

This is my first new post in some time. It was difficult to get started again. I wanted to take a moment to thank those of you who have sent your supportive comments and great feedback over the past weeks … Continue reading

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A Cormorant in New York Harbor ~ φαλακρός κόραξ

We would watch for hours as the Cormorants on Block Island would hold their wings out wide to dry them in the sun only to dive right back into the water once accomplished.   We are lucky to have them … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Creative Stall – Working through Creative blocks – the culprit

It’s been too long since I posted…  usually I can work through my creative blocks but I am not sure why but this has been a particularly difficult period.  In an effort to be as honest as possible I am … Continue reading

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Week Two, Hooded Crow Revisited

January 18th Post… Last night when I finished this piece, I wanted to post it but held off until tonite so that I could participate in the blackout today to protest SOPA & PIPA. This piece was made with watercolor, that … Continue reading

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