2020: Birds of Prey

The artworks deconstruct the raptor's forms into the most basic shapes of their feathers, form, and figure. The detail of feathers are often expressive and detailed, depicting shadow and patterning that creates a body. Some are studies demonstrating the simplicity of a bird's physique in flight, retaining a simple background with an emphasis on movement. While others focus on tension within a composition. It's an experimentation on form and figure without the use of the human body, still capturing movement, tone, and mood. All works are on paper and done in conte crayon or graphite pencils.