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Black Bird IX ink and watercolour by shmeeden Black Bird IX ink and watercolour by shmeeden
Black Bird IX ink, watercolour, and gouache painting on cold-pressed paper. 5" x 7", matted in black to 8" x 10".

A signed and matted print is available here on Etsy: [link]

The original has sold, but I do accept commissions.
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MoonPhase9 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
do you mind if I use this in a contest we're holding? :iconWaterArtists: wateryartists.deviantart.com/ There's up to 100 points in prizes.
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Oh yes, please do!  Thank you!
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Feral-Muse Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
This kind of reminds me of a macabre version of Richard Scarry's "The Fox and the Crow". Very beautifully done!
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks very much!
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owls-in-october Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013
This reminds me of the Disney Sleeping Beauty movie, when the Prince has to fight through thorny vines to get to the castle. :D
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General-EbonRose Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I don't know why I love your birds so much. ♥
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Whatever the reason, I'm glad you do!  :)
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arcticburrito Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
This is beautiful!
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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MightyMelleR Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
ah, that's very cool! I love the stylized bird and the colors on the trees and in the background are gorgeous! Lovely work!
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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MightyMelleR Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
welcome!
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello :wave: Your work has been featured as one of #Birds-Club's top art submissions for the month of December. Feel free to check out the article here: [link]

There is no need to reply, we just want to show off the great artwork of our group!
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much! :)
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Anonymous-Art Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Love this - fantastic work!
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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Anonymous-Art Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You are most welcome - love your work! I found my way to your Etsy site - might have to order a print sometime soon...
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Cool! Thanks very much!
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Greta image! :)
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome. :)
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Jauda Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Professional
Beautiful! The texture is lovely. I really like how you draw the bird's face and eyes too!
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shmeeden Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks very much! :)
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