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Monday, November 16, 2009

Mark does Illustration Friday: "Unbalanced."

"Pica pica (Magpie) with Treasure."

Acrylic on Canvas, 12 x 16

In "Corvus: A Life with Birds," Esther Woofson notes a superstition: that those who live with magpies become unbalanced.

Mark

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4 Comments:

At 2:20 PM, Blogger ArtSparker said...

Te magpie is the obsessive of the ornithological world. I like this very much.

 
At 9:04 PM, Blogger Jana said...

Very nice! Terrific texture with your magpie.

 
At 1:05 PM, Blogger Gareth said...

was browsing pica pica pics on google .. as one does ...this one leapt out .. what stunning painting .. if I win the lottery tonight can I buy it? just captures the cheeky-ness perfectly and the colours and texture are a joy to look at.. I have fallen in love with a painting!
... read the book qouted, good book.

 
At 1:10 PM, Blogger Gareth said...

I was browsing pica pica pics on google as you do! and this simply leapt out at me ... what a stunning painting .. the colours the textures the light, captures the cheeky-ness of the magpie so well. I have fallen in love with a painting! ..putting a pound on the lottery tonight .. can I buy it if I win?
Simply brilliant, now if i could paint like this!

 

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