Mr. Secretary

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Mr. Secretary
26 in
19 in
(66 cm x 48 cm)
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The secretary bird is a magnificent raptor that stands over a metre tall on its long legs. It stalks its prey on the ground and flies to its nest at the top of a tall acacia tree, where this one was photographed in Kenya by the artist. The image was caught at the moment a gust of wind blew its long neck feathers, which normally hang down, up and away from its majestic looking face.
Procion MX dyes thickened with sodium alginate, cotton lawn fabric, polyester thread, 100% wool batting, cotton canvas backing.
Dye painted, thread painted, and quilted