What is it About Crows? / by Chris Maynard

Crow feather cutout

Crow feather cutout

Tony Angel describes them:

Crows are mischievous, playful, social, and passionate. They have brains that are huge for their body size and exhibit an avian kind of eloquence.
— Gifts of the Crow by Tony Angel and John Marzluff

Crows live among us so we can see a bit of what they do and they can see us. My first three pieces for 2013 will be of crows: small 11 x 14 inch shadowboxes using their feathers.

Here is the beginning of one.