Stage One: ‘Raven Winter’

February 13, 2018

My watercolourist friend Patricia Kellogg [] and I are doing a painting exchange.  I acquired one of hers of an artichoke plant in late autumn–that expressive form plants take when frost renders them lifeless, yet beautiful even so.  And because she has a couple of mine with ravens in them, she wanted one more and so here’s the first stage of it.

stage 1 of Raven morn

The surface for this painting is treated mat board and the medium is transparent watercolour.  It is a 9″ x 12″ piece.  Once it is finished I will enjoy taking it over to The Red Beard Cafe where we have our monthly coffee and seeing if she likes it.  I’ll also bring a couple of others with me to provide a choice.

2 Responses to “Stage One: ‘Raven Winter’”

  1. Thank you Sharon! Yes, there is something about that majestic bird that summons something within.

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  2. What a great way to barter. Raven’s are my favorite.

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