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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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Working through “Artist’s Block”… Help me choose the top 4 birds for a limited edition suite of prints while I am waiting for the block to pass.

Quick note:  Thanks to all those who have responded to my post below thus far.  Your feedback has been immensely helpful and interesting, some true surprises!  I will get back to everyone and will continue to collect your choices through … 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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Day 286, Magpie Revisited

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Day 185, Magpie sketch

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Day 156, Double Happiness,

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Magpies are so compelling to me, I love the folklore attached to seeing Magpies or hearing them and their symbolism in art. An interesting post about the origin of the Magpie’s favor in Chinese culture is linked below. Wong, Susan … Continue reading

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Day 151, European Magpie and Fleur de lys ~ For Amanda

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Day 150

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Day 124 Magpie beginning 2

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I am behind on my posts but hope to be up to date soon.  Thanks for your great comments and insight.  As for Magpies I never tire of sketching or painting them – their form and personality are so compelling … Continue reading

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