Back in the 1940's there were only 21 Whooping cranes alive. Today there are roughly 500, some living in the wild and others in captivity. Despite the huge comeback they are still considered one of the rarest birds in North America.
This is the second of an ongoing series where I shine the spotlight on some of North America's endangered species.
I had a lot of fun in the studio painting this one. It turned into a true labor of love glazing layer after layer of acrylic paint on top of the digitally collaged background.
- This artwork is available in three different sizes. Depending on your space, the artwork can be created in a small, medium, or large size.
- I'm also offering three different display options to suit independant needs. You have the choice between a print, artwork mounted to box, or custom framed with your choice of a light or dark solid wood frame.
- Each piece is signed by the artist.
- Small — 24" x 12"
- Medium — 48" x 24"
- Large — 60" x 30"
- Print only: A durable semi-gloss print.
- Mounted to Box: The artwork is printed directly to board which is mounted onto a ebony stained wooden support measuring 3/4" deep.
- Black Walnut Frame: The artwork is printed directly to board then custom framed with solid Black Walnut. Each corner is reinforced with two biscuits of contrasting color (Maple) for strength and aesthetic. Mounting hardware is included.
- Canadian Maple Frame: The artwork is printed directly to board then custom framed with solid Black Walnut. Each corner is reinforced with two biscuits of contrasting color (Walnut) for strength and aesthetic. Mounting hardware is included.