Ravens – alluring, intelligent, mysterious and, at times, very entertaining - the perfect subject matter.
As a textile artist for forty years, I spent my days creating large scale mixed media and 3-D work. I also painted on fabric and canvas, but mostly abstract landscapes and textured compositions.
A few years ago, a client asked me if I could paint a raven on a small canvas to give to a friend. So the saga began…
Having only one model for my paintings, I need to embody a personality into each individual. Starting with a basic pose, I paint. The developing image tells me exactly what this particular bird is thinking and a title comes to mind. An exaggerated head, long legs and oversized feet not only help me tell the story, but have become my signature, along with the dots of texture continued from my abstract paintings.
Caw! Is one speaking to you?
I Heard You, Acrylic on Canvas, 11”x14” $250
I Like You Too!, Acrylic on Canvas, 24”x24” $600
Mother and Daughter, Acrylic on Canvas, 12”x24” $400
O Sole Mio, Acrylic on Canvas, 11”x14” $275
Peas for Lunch, Acrylic on Canvas, 9”x12” $225
Young and Optimistic, Acrylic on Canvas, 10”x10” $200
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