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Watercolour on paper, 12" x 16", 2021

Paper is Stonehenge Aqua Hotpress 300 GSM 140 LB acid free 100% cotton



About this painting

Nighthawks are most often seen at dusk and dawn when they take to the skies to hunt for insects. I'm drawn to birds that are noctural - the sharp and metallic "peent" of their call reminds me of summer nights. This nighthawk is pictured flying over a property on Manitoulin Island where I was very lucky to spend three months while on an artist residency in a tiny house.

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