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Saturday, April 5, 2014


"I saw a crow building a nest. I was watching him very carefully, I was a kind of stalking him and he was aware of it. And you know what they do when become aware of someone stalking them when they build a nest, which is a very vulnerable place to be? They build a decoy nest. It's just for you" - Tom Waits

collage, mixed media, mono-print on paper, each 25 x 25 cm

1                                                  2 
3                                                4

 collage, mixed media on paper, each 12,5 x 12,5 cm

Thank you Ariane for the drawing challenge this week. You
can see more nests on her blog:


Tammie Lee said...

wonderful to see your nests.... they feel cozy for the promise of life that they hold.

love that quote too.

Jo Murray said...

This is awesome Eric.

ArtPropelled said...

Oooh yes! I like these!! And the story makes me smile.

Ariane Reichardt said...

Hello Eric,
I like your collages (the mono-prints) of nests very much. For me it looks like that you show us here many different nests of various birds at the same time.

The four others touches my heart. There is a... movement in them... so vividly... the egg in the center, sensitive and strong.

Thank you for playing!


♥ tinyWOOLF ♥ said...

i didn't know that about crows! so i guess our dear ariane got lucky, climbing up that roof and spying??? ;)))) n♥

Norma Conway said...

Whoa this is fabulous. The quote is priceless. Your art is just fabulous. Clean. Straightforward in a good way. Thought provoking and interesting. I am interested in your art image. Lines, colours, textures, thinking. Love it all. Norma, x

Kristen Donegan said...

Love that quote! tho I bet it's stressful for the crows ;)

Your prints are fabulous! I especially like the second set- wonderful texture and that I can sit and enjoy the differences between each one :)
Hope you have a good week!

Susan Christensen said...

Excellent work, Eric. REally makes me want to paint.
best wishes, sus

Stefanie Seltner said...

great! I love the story about the crows and to see your nests is a pleasure, I am happy to find you! the nests with the egg inside are just beautiful, very cozy and pleasing. x Stefanie

celine schroeder said...

I like your nest, the colors are great! I love the ones you made on paper, they look so playful!

Patrice A. said...

mooi en krachtig
naast zacht en omarmend
mooi werk
en woorden


Francesca Edesia said...

Wow, great collages, I have no creativity at all, I would love to learn how to make collages or scrapbooks, especially the digital ones.

Seth said...

These are really spectacular. I love the unique way you interpreted the prompt.

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