Angel Dove

Come my little Angel Dove, cheer up, the cage is open and we are free.

Come my little Angel Dove and fly away with me.

Angel Dove

The ephemera: Original Document from 1840; photograph of a cemetery angel; natural history images of pigeons; illustration of vintage book cage.

Size: 10 inches by 10 inches

A collection of crows

Modern Airways

She dominated the new airways. No-one even came close

SOLD 🙂

The ephemera:original antique legal document, original vintage map of airways, photo of crow.

Le ciel

Le ciel, il le dominait, ses coassements résonnaient. C’était un triomphe total.

SOLD 😉

The ephemera: original vintage star chart, decorative paper, photo of crow, original vintage stamps.

Crow Black Ink

Crow made is own ink. Now he can write his own history. SOLD 🙂

The ephemera: original ledger from 1800s, illustration of ink bottle, crow photo.

Found objects: vintage pen quills.

Emerging from Isolation

At last they were able to emerge from the Pandemic winter of isolation.

A commission for Lindsay, a young artist who I taught when she was in grade two, and is now an artist herself @Willdraw4blood.

Size 12 inches by 12 inches

The ephemera : original document from 1837, original map from 1933, photos for poppy seed heads from my garden, photographs of crows.

Calm in the Storm

She was striving to remain calm amidst the World wide turbulence.

Calm in the Storm 10 inches by 10 inches 150 CAD

The ephemera: Western Hemisphere Map 1950s; decorative paper; high quality reproductions of 19th century bird engravings; photo portrait credit pexels- breston kenya creative commons licence.

Encaustic Wax topcoat.

My Little Pigeon

She started cooing and they flocked to her without hesitation.

“I am a pigeon whisperer” she laughed.

My little Pigeon CAD 150 Size 10 inches by 10 inches

The ephemera: Plan of Paris title page 1947; ledger page 1917; decorative paper; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of pigeons; photo portrait credit pexels-ksenia chernaya creative commons license.

Encaustic Wax top coating.

Bigger Birds on Bikes

New set of 4 Bigger Birds on Bikes They measure 10 inches by 10 inches on wooden blocks.

SOLD 😁

Fleury

Fleury was in a flurry , in a hurry, time to scurry. The market would be opening soon!

GIFTED 😉

Cycling Over Seas

She was cycling over seas, on her way to the continent with her nest egg in tow.

I went to le Market

SOLD 😄

I went to the market, mon petit panier sous mon bras and the first girl that I met was la fille d’un avocat. I love you, vous ne m’entendez guère. I love you, vous ne m’entendez pas. – Gilles Vigneault.

Grande Culture

SOLD 😄

Il tournait bien des têtes lorsqu’il longeait le Boulevard de la Liberté. Il était doté d’une grande culture, respectueux de l’environment, socialement responsable, non-partisan.

Right Brain Raven

She donned her thinking cap, readied her fountain pen nibs and took out her best black ink. It was studio time.

Available at Slide Room Gallery in Victoria BC

The ephemera: Original legal document from the 1800s, original ink bottle illustration, photo of a raven.

The found objects: Antique nails ( from my house); vintage watch face and gears; two old keys and vintage fountain pen nibs.

Size: 9 inches by 9 inches

Process Video

A Parliament of Owls

A Parliament of Owls, perhaps we should send them to Ottawa…they would likely make wiser decisions than the current gaggle of geese or the previous conspiracy of crows.

SOLD 🙂

The ephemera: Original Ledger Page from 1917; photos of poppy seed heads from my garden; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of owls and vintage book image of the moon.

Size: 5 inches by 10 inches

Birds on Bikes

Swanning Along Le Quai D’Orsay

Swanning Around

Petit Rouge se balade le long de la rue du 4 septembre;

rue du 4 septmebre

Little Owl was off to the bank to deposit his nest egg.

Office Commute

Off to Panama to see the canal.

Off to Panama

Mississippi Meandering, lazy days along the riverside.

Meandering on the Mississippi

Moseying on down to Burbon Street for Louisiana Pigeon.

Louisiana pigeon

Lincoln, Lincoln, crow on the road, look out world.

Lincoln Lincoln

Humming along the Transcanada Highway in the Dominion Days.

humming along

She left the travelling Circus to cycle on down to Flamingo Road.

Flamingo road

This set is available for purchase at Mattick’s Farm Gallery in Victoria BC.

Sizes: 7 inches by 7 inches

Original Vintage Maps and Postal Stamps.

Covid Corvids

Three Corvids dealing with Covid in their own ways.

Quarantined Corvid rattling the quarantine cage, to seek the gifts and growth it could bring

SOLD 🙂

Corvid was on the fence. How to proceed? What was the best course of action moving forward?

Isolation Corvid. He was social isolating for the greater good. These were strange times but he understood the interconnection was stronger than ever as they pulled alone and yet together.

SOLD 🙂

The ephemera: Photos of corvids ; vintage images of the moon and a bird’s nest; reproductions of antique documents with trees in winter.

Size 7 inches by 7 inches

Assimilated Owl

He had been been Assimilated. He was never alone, no longer individual.

SOLD at the Fall Studio Tour 🙂

Assimilated Owl

A making of video. The process of deciding what and what not to add can be a long one. One fellow assemblage artist refers to it as the audition process. 🙂

What made the cut: printers wooden number 3; clock hand, typewriter bits; watch parts; seed pod; optical lens; catalogue pic of hook; 1868 French School Book page.

Crow Borg

He would not be assimilated…no matter what the Queen said.

SOLD 🙂 at the Fall Studio Tour

Crow Borg

The ephemera: Original Ledger Page from 1916; images from 1902 catalogue; photograph of a crow.

The found objects: old stop watch movement; antique royal typewriter bits; vintage wooden chess pawn; antique key; vintage drawer pull.

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

Corbeau-Labo

Corbeau-Labo had been experimenting on himself for many months. His new and improved super-self emerges from the lab.

SOLD 🙂 at the Fall Studio Tour

Corbeau- Labo: Mixed Media collage

The ephemera: Original antique receipt from 1913; photograph of a raven; hook image from an original 1902 catalogue.

The found objects: vintage mail box number; vintage draw pull; vintage fountain pen nib; various bits from a vintage royal typewriter.

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches on wooden cradle

Polar Storm

It was time to pull out the Umbrella: Polar Storm, Melting Ice, Rising Seas…he is beginning to see Red will these humans ever find the key?

collage art

Bird collage

 

The ephemera: Original Vintage Atlas Map of the North Pole; photos of crow and red umbrella.

The found objects:  a intage skeleton key.

Size: 8 inches square on wooden panel

Around the World in Eighty Days

“It’s a wonderful world if you’ll only take the time to go around it. I am going to undertake to make a journey around the world in Eighty Days” Fineas Fog declared. ” Why that’s absurd!” they said.  (-Jules Verne)

Trailer 1956

SOLD 😁

Around the World in Eighty Days

The ephemera: Original Vintage Map of Groups of Peoples; Vintage image of Hot air balloon; photo of a crow; tiny bits of red carton.

Size: 7 inches square

Bois de Vincennes

Madame Caille est envoyée par la Société des Agriculteurs de Frances en mission clandestine aux Bois de Vincennes. Que dénichera-t’elle?

SOLD 🙂

Bois de Vincennes

The ephemera :  original vintage Paris map 1947  of bois de Vincennes ; original vintage stamps;  high quality reproductions on rag paper of natural history image of a quail, vintage bicycle, bird’s nest and Chemistry Lab receipt.

Size 7 inches square

Sold during the Spring Studio Tour

Egg Delivery

We deliver right to your door, the freshest of freshly layed, fresh farm eggs. Madame Ostrich will be along lickedy-split with your delivery nestled in her panier for extra protection.

SOLD 😁

Egg Delivery

The ephemera: Original vintage atlas map; original vintage stamps; high quality reproduction of natural history image of an ostrich, egg, nest and vintage image of bicycle.

Size: 7 inches square

Corbeau Devant

Le Département de Courrier par Vélo a déclaré “Corbeau Devant!” C’est avec orgueil qu’il a pris sa place en tête de l’équipe.

SOLD 🙂

corbeau devant

The ephemera: Original atlas map 1947; original timbre fiscal; high quality reproductions of vintage photo of a raven, vintage bicycle image, vintage bird cage image, legal document from 1846.

Size: 7 inches square