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Rachel Rolseth’s Ravens

Rachel Rolseth was raised in suburban Minnesota, USA, and now lives in Minneapolis, where Ravens are a common sight among the remaining Elm treetops, and crows take over the parks en-masse. "Painting is my passion, my therapy and sometimes my soapbox. Mostly though, painting is a way for me to exaggerate the beauty that already exists in the world and to share that vision with others. It...

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Andrea Pratt “Corvus”

[caption id="attachment_790" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Life Death and Dinner"][/caption] Andrea Pratt is a Vancouver, Canada native with more than 9 years of skill building and inspiration. She has worked in both photography and teaching and is now a full time artist.  Enchanted by the resident magi of Vancouver and all of BC , the carrion crow, her art reflects their mastery of their domain in a story-book way. [caption...

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Alice Richard’s Dreamland

Dreamland is a series from illustrator Alice Richard inspired by the poem by Edgar Allan Poe, intended to accompany the spectacle by the same name played by EidÔloN. As is commonplace with Poe, Crows and Ravens make an appearance throughout the series without having to be intriduced formally by the words. [one_half]By a route obscure and lonely, Haunted by ill angels only, Where an Eidolon, named NIGHT, On a black throne...

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Raven Art of Brian Commerford

[caption id="attachment_756" align="alignnone" width="499" caption="Midnight Magic"][/caption] Brian Commerford's command of color and texture is unmatched when it comes to depicting the Ravens of his New Mexico home.  Such a common icon of death, darkness, gothic culture, and bleakness, the Raven rarely gets such bold and revered treatment. [caption id="attachment_762" align="alignnone" width="499" caption="Inner Knowing"][/caption] "I try to express the spiritual qualities of animals and birds through composition, color, and brushwork.  I...

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Remember the White Crow

[caption id="attachment_740" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="By southern sonata (lj)"][/caption] We've written before about leucism in crows and ravens, which can cause lighter or abnormal coloring. This little crow, however, is an albino; the difference being that leucism is a loss of pigment, whereas albinism is a lack of it. [caption id="attachment_737" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="By southern sonata (lj)"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_738" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="By southern sonata (lj)"][/caption] From the book of Basil Livanova...

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Birds on a Wire

Jarbas Agnelli is a Brazillian filmmaker and composer with an impressive ad portfolio.  His short 'Birds on a Wire' has gotten a lot of buzz, and features around 40 Crows sitting on telephone wires posing as musical notes. "Reading a newspaper, I saw a picture of birds on the electric wires. I cut out the photo and decided to make a song, using the exact location of...

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The Jungle Crow

The Jungle Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos) is a crow (or Karasu烏 in Japanese) specific to Southeast Asia, and most prevalent in Japan. They are slightly larger than the Carrion Crow, and are affectionately called Corvus Growus Biggust by some locals. The Corvus japonensis, or large billed crow, is just one of 11 subspecies of Corvus Macrorhynchos. Some of these subspecies are distinctive vocally, morphologically and...

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