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Raven by KristynJanelle Raven by KristynJanelle
I am pretty pleased with how this one turned out! I have been wanting to draw a crow or raven for a long time, and what better time than October? Ravens are often associated with Halloween and being slightly "wicked". From my perspective, however, they're just awe-inspiring with their intelligence and often-overlooked beauty :) I would probably own a corvid if I could, but it's not legal to own native species and I haven't looked in to the process of getting a non-native one.

Colored pencils on recycled paper, about 7 hours overall.


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WhollyJeff Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is terrific! I voted 'Stylized' in your poll: Although, yes, your work is realistic, I saw a strong impressionistic flair in the way you've chosen to portray your subjects. If you haven't discovered her yet, Candace Savage has a beautiful book of corvid photos, Bird Brains. Thanks for sharing your art. Do more, please.
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KristynJanelle Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the awesome feedback! I will have to look in to Candace Savage's book. I love drawings corvids and I've been meaning to draw another sometime soon. 
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inJazztice Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow :iconbarfrainbowplz:
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KristynJanelle Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
:)
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Easis Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Student
Its great! :) Looks like a photograph
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KristynJanelle Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!
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333aspirant Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
gorgeous!!
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KristynJanelle Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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yuggleganesh Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013
excellent
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ZawArt Featured By Owner May 27, 2013   Traditional Artist
One of the best raven drawning I have ever seen! Well done!:clap:
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