Vanessa Foley's Aviary

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Wed Dec 16, 2015 3:53 pm

She is working on knocking out some more bees to give some a shot at them who didnt get a crack after the last drop had the issues that it did. Not sure when she is releasing them, but that is the reason she did more.
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Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:00 pm

So good.
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Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:24 pm

Vanessa Foley "Two Arrows" my latsest acquisition

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Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:02 pm

chaeldub wrote:Vanessa Foley "Two Arrows" my latsest acquisition

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Love this, congrats. Those flames look great.
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Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:33 pm

She painted it in watercolour first thenover painted in oils. I love the light thrown by the arrows. Also The Two Arrows is a Buddhist tennant which she was thinking about when painting it. Look it up.
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Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:58 pm

adamdub wrote:Who are the other folks in art making photorealistic graphite drawings of birds that are on the level of Vanessa? Anyone?
Halsey Swain https://www.instagram.com/halseyswain/

This one is mine... Desert Dumpling
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Christina Mzorkik https://www.instagram.com/christinamrozikart/




Zoe Keller https://www.instagram.com/zoekellerart/



I found out about Christina and Zoe via their Kickstarter for their Intricacies book that came with this print...


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Mon Dec 21, 2015 5:05 pm

vanessafoley wrote:Finally on the right track after few false starts on this piece, I wanted my Tawny Owl to have the perfect mix of innocence and menace in those big eyes to tie in with the Aesop's Fable (The Owl and the Grasshopper) I will be working into the drawing. This graphite on paper drawing will be heading to @plasticmurs gallery in Spain for their 'Lapiz, papel o tijera' show. There's an absolutely stellar line up for this group show and if you're a fan of graphite work it's definitely one to keep an eye (or two) on!
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Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:11 pm

vanessafoley wrote:Work in progress pic of my graphite piece for the #brink2016 show at @antlerpdx, this show focuses on endangered animals and part of the proceeds go to support the amazing work done at the Audubon Society of Portland @portlandaudubon. Barn owls are currently listed as endangered due to habitat loss and are my current obsession, so it's been a lovely few days working on this fellow :) PS I will be hosting a mini oil painting giveaway in the next few days so stay tuned! :wink:
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Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:58 am

These little guys are great. This is one of the gouache ones on handmade paper thats been stained. I dig it. Need to get it floated in a tiny little frame.

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Fri Jan 08, 2016 11:00 am

Looks great Tim! Can't wait to get mine.
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Fri Jan 08, 2016 11:38 am

:clap: Looks great! Is that from the first batch she had?
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Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:41 pm

Beautiful Tim. Congrats dude.
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Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:27 pm

vanessafoley wrote:Hiraeth: a beautiful Welsh word meaning a feeling of loss and longing tinged with grief for a home that is lost and long gone or perhaps never was.
A fitting title for this Barn owl graphite drawing, these stunning birds are endangered in many parts of the world due to loss of habitat. This piece will be part of the Brink exhibition (opening this Thursday, all very welcome) at @antlerpdx and a portion is the proceeds of this show will be donated to @portlandaudubon society. If anyone would like a preview of the show please email the gallery at antlerpdx@gmail.com
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Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:31 pm

Yeah I don't know Happahaoli, I dont know if any of those folks are on Foley's level? I'm fine with being wrong if I am.
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Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:24 am

My commission is almost done, can't wait to show it off :D
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