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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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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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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 ~ 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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Roadrunners, Kids, Birds and Free Art!

  I have been away from my posts for a little while… involved in a number of new things some creative, some not.  This Roadrunner is inspired by my recent running activities.  Suggested by my daughter, this is my first … Continue reading

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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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Thank You ~ धन्यवाद ~ Gracias ~ 감사합니다 ~ ευχαριστώ ~ Merci ~ شكرا ~ obrigado ~ ありがとう ~ grazie ~ ~

The Favorite Four       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 … Continue reading

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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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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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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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