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Heavenly Bodies 4# - Raven Birds
Heavenly Bodies 4# - Raven Birds
Ink and pencil on Antique Celestial Map from 1880, 35x42cm (2013)

Birds do not seem to be bound by the same laws of nature we are. With the very lightness of thought they defy gravity, just as at home in the air as on earth. Forming a link between heaven and earth, conscious and unconscious, the bird is universally seen as a symbol for the soul - so it seems somewhat fitting to put them on a celestial map. The antiquity of the map hinting at the traditional symbolism of the bird, yet the electric blue ink bringing him into the here-and-now, glowing with energy and vitality.....
Texnotropio commented on February 1, 2013 8:28am
well done
Nicklas Gustafsson commented on February 1, 2013 8:35am
Awesome work!
LOUISE MCNAUGHT commented on February 1, 2013 8:40am
thanks guys :)
people do. commented on February 1, 2013 9:21am
so so cool!