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"American Kestrel"

American Kestrel

A return to colored pencil with the addition of watercolor pencil. The subtle colors in the post and barbed wire contrast with the bold, vibrant colors of the male Kestrel. The pose is meant to suggest the falcon is surveying a field and has just caught sight of the observer. This drawing captures the instant where the human observer has been seen and just before the bird has flown away. It is this instant that enourages nature lovers to tread lightly with the hope that it will happen once again.

This limited edition drawing is available in two sizes: 16"x20" and 11"x14" frame sizes. Both are produced as archival, pigment-based prints on 100% cotton rag fine art paper.

Medium: Colored Pencil, Watercolor Pencil, and Graphite
Strathmore 400 Series Bristol Board
Edition: Signed and Numbered Limited Edition

Last Update: January 10, 2016

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