The Dancing Raven – Watercolor & Ink

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”
– Colette

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

The Dancing Raven – Watercolor & Ink

This bird looks like he’s dancing to me.  He’s doing a little Fred Astair move here.  Can you see it?  🙂

I love that quote!  My husband says if you don’t know how to do something, you can pull it off… as long as you look cool doing it.  I like that, too.

About Colette

Colette was the pen name of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, the French author acclaimed for her intimate, lyrical novels, including Chéri and The Vagabond. Born in Burgundy in 1873, she moved to Paris in 1893 when she married Henri “Willy” Gauthier-Villars, who locked her in a room and demanded that she write. After their divorce, she became a music-hall performer and continued to write. During World War I, she converted her second husband’s estate into a hospital for the wounded. She died in 1954.

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Cindy D.
    Jun 05, 2013 @ 16:49:31

    I am constantly doing foolish things! And with enthusiasm! So there’s that. 🙂

    What a CUTE and funny bird! I love it. Wonderful little dance move and a great face!


  2. Carol King
    Jun 05, 2013 @ 13:36:24

    I always do foolish things with enthusiasm! LOL! Another lovely bird. I really like how you paint the feathers.


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