Tag Archives: Dawn Henning

Dove 

My Dove design will be featured on a tee shirt available only though our Kickstarter campaign ‘Brooklyn Tee Time’ I am so very excited about starting this new project with my mother!We have created a tee shirt company highlighting endangered … Continue reading

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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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Henning Studio Show 

Join us August 22nd for the opening reception.

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Grackle Poem

Watercolor, gouache and acrylic paint on Fabriano paper.  In response to the presidential election results this week I listened to an On Being interview with the poet Naomi Shihab Nye. I found it inspiring though it wasn’t my first time … Continue reading

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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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