Murder of Crows 2018

The collective noun of crows is known as a “murder” so when my lovely friends at Artisan on Lewis said they were doing a book themed exhibition when the Mudgee Readers Festival was on, I knew exactly what I was going to paint. My ‘not so’ secret guilty pleasure is crime novels. Not violent bloodbaths, but gentle whodunnits, full of red herrings… I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I had no troubles finding crime novels with a bird in the title… in fact I could do a series of these given the number of books I found…

Murder of Crows
Watercolour on handmade 100% cotton paper
Paper size 45cm x 31cm
Private Collection

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