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I did these spec pieces for the Vigil & Thieves’ call for art for their new album “Make Sure They Hear You”. They provided the theme words and instructed to include elephants!

What a great “call for art”!!!

HATE

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AFTERLIFE

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ISOLATION

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Here, shaking its feathers out!

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My “Christo Tree”

Circumstances have induced me to create this “Christo Tree” in my backyard!

Christo tree

Lots of females sitting on nests now. Their dedication is amazing. And the devotion of the males is pretty impressive too. Always coming to the rescue of their mates as I stand there with my tripod. Thank goodness, it makes me look like a larger and tougher foe! Or do they understand that I’ve come in peace?

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I had completely forgotten about this altered animation image from my scratch animation Negative Man, made in honor of – see the face – German experimental film historian Annette Brauerhoch!

Negative Mannette

6 Geese a layin’

If you look closely, you’ll see 3 goose eggs and what I think is one small duck egg (on the left):

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Here’s the female checking her eggs:

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And here’s one angry father-to-be:

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This image shows a male goose flying in to defend his mate, who he thought was being threatened by other geese, who were just a bit too close…

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This couple is honking at geese far below them, hoping to stop the pair from climbing up their bank.

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And finally, a mother goose nips at some dandelions I tossed out for her. Dandelions are a favorite goose food, but this devoted mother would only eat what she could reach without getting up and exposing her eggs.

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