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"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/12053/artist/1505/artwork/partners-crime-13488">Partners in Crime</a>" by Len Rusin | United States
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Partners in Crime

Wallhanging by Len Rusin
Dimensions:
18.00" H x 24.00" W
Medium:
Oil
Year Completed:
2020
Subject(s):
Great Egrets
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Artist will donate 15% to Ducks Unlimited from sale of this work.
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Price: $2,200 USD
"Partners in Crime" of three Great Egrets represents over twenty years of work and study of these majestic wading birds. I used references from over twenty years ago of rounding a bend on a Florida creek in a canoe and was greeted by three egrets somewhat back-lit by the sun. I photographed the best I could as I drifted under the branches they were on. The photographs were not spectacular or even of good quality but the images in my mind of this sight ended up on canvas. I was not happy with the background but changed it twice over the years. Having moved to Florida a year and a half ago I tackled the background again and came up with the results seen here. I have finally completed the painting and am pleased with the results.

 

 

Partners in Crime | Wallhanging by Len Rusin | Artists for Conservation 2020