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The Wedding of the Robin and the Wren

By marjory tait

Type: Greetings card, Illustration

Technique: Painted

Material: Pencil, Watercolour

Width: 40cm | Height: 60cm

Production date: 2020

An illustration based on the old Scots poem of the Robin and the Wren.
The pair are sitting safely on the sill of the church, whilst the predators the robin meets on his way make up the imagery on the stain glassed window. They are frozen in time and therefore unable to pursue the robin or his new bride.
The composition allowed me to re-use or adapt a number of previous works including the red kite, the foxes, the cats and the robin previously used as a Christmas card.
The original image was produced in watercolour with detail using coloured pencil.

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