Blue Heron's Got a Date - Adjusting His Feathers - 33" x 40"
Hand-painted silk -16mm Habotai silk- varnished on to 1 3/4"canvas.
Karen Sistek Magic Sizing stop flow method was used to treat silk before painting with Jacquard Red Label French silk dyes. The silk was then steamed, washed, and ironed before varnishing on to canvas.
Framed in elegant solid wood black burnished frame. Custom framing by Dragonfly Gallery, Brevard, NC.
Photo reference and credit to "John's Love for Nature" www.flicker.com.