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Original Drawings

Ink and acrylic on paper art board. Archival materials are used in the production, framing and matting.

In The Studio

My focus is on the flow of the lines, the symmetry between components, and the balance of the completed piece.

Kim Russell In The Studio

Kim In The Studio

First, I block out the drawing with pencil.

Kim Russell Drawing

Kim Drawing

Next, I paint the background colors and apply light shading.

Kim Russell painting A Crane Face

Painting A Crane Face

I still use the same paint tray that I was issued in high school.

Kim Russell Favorite Paint Tray

Kim's Favorite Paint Tray

Then, the fun part. The drawing really comes to life when I ink in the details.

Kim Russell Inking Texture

Kim Inking Texture

Kim Russell Inking Texture Closeup

Kim Inking Texture Closeup

Kim Russell Inking Eye Detail

Kim Inking Eye Detail

Cranes

Primal Cry II by Kim Russell | Sandhill Crane | Bird In Art

Detail

Primal Cry II

Primal Cry II by Kim Russell | Sandhill Crane | Bird In Art

Original $1200.00  AVAILABLE

Framed 28" x 26" Image 20" x 18"

The ancientness of Sandhill Cranes is reflected
in the Pictish influenced style of this drawing.

Sandhill Circle by Kim Russell

Detail

Sandhill Circle

Sandhill Circle by Kim Russell

Original $425.00  AVAILABLE

Framed 24" x 18" Image 18" x 12"

Sandhill Crane families stay together right up
through first migration.

Sandhill Crane Drawing by Kim Russell

Full Image

Duet Trois

Sandhill Crane Drawing by Kim Russell

Original $950.00  SOLD

Framed 32" x 40" Image 24" x 32"

One of my favorite images on a larger scale.
The result is attention grabbing.

Elusive Spirit by Kim Russell | Whooping Crane

Detail

Elusive Spirit

Elusive Spirit by Kim Russell | Whooping Crane

Original $495.00  SOLD

Framed 18" x 26" Image 12" x 20"

The Whooping Crane's independence speaks to me.

It's elusive grandeur inspires me.

Asian Grace

Full Image

Asian Grace

Asian Grace

Original $325.00  SOLD

Framed 16" x 20" Image 10" x 14"

Red Crowned Crane and White-naped Crane.

Sandhill Crane Drawing

Detail

Cacophony of Cranes

Sandhill Crane Drawing

Original $425.00  SOLD

Framed 24" x 18" Image 18" x 12"

Represents the raucous competition of Sandhill Cranes.

Crowning Glory by Kim Russell Bird Art Crowned Cranes

Detail

Crowning Glory

Crowning Glory by Kim Russell Bird Art Crowned Cranes

Original $250.00  SOLD

Framed 14" x 12" Image 10" x 8"

Gray Crowned and Black Crowned Cranes.

Ambassadors by Kim Russell

Detail

Ambassadors

Ambassadors by Kim Russell

Original $425.00  SOLD

Framed 24" x 18" Image 18" x 12"

Five cranes representing five continents.

A Cacophony of Cranes (Long Version)

Cacophony of Cranes by Kim Russell | Sandhill Cranes

Original $1200.00  SOLD

Framed 60" x 20" Image 52" x 12"

Represents the raucous competition of Sandhill Cranes.