Chopping Block and Gray Jay - Painting - Nature Art by Michael Dumas

Home of Michael DumasBiography of Michael DumasArtwork by Michael DumasGalleries Displaying Artwork by Michael DumasNews About Michael DumasEvents Featuring Michael DumasGuesbook of Michael DumasLinksMailing List for Michael Dumas

nature artSend an eCard

Credit card payments accepted online using PayPal

Members Login

Michael DumasMichael Dumas   SAA, AFC, SWAN, LFIBA Michael Dumas
Realistic interpretation of nature.
Visit Michael Dumas's Latest Website
Bush Camp - Chopping Block and Gray Jay by Michael Dumas
  Bush Camp  (2008)
Subject: Chopping Block and Gray Jay
Dimensions (inches): 8 x 8
Medium: Oil
Description: Gray Jays are notoriously bold and will gather at sites of human activity where they wait for the opportunity of offered food. If such an invitation is not forthcoming, the gray jay has no compunction of stealing it if the chance presents itself. Bush camps, like those of my ranger days in Algonquin, or set up by hunting and fishing guides, trappers are also among the favourite haunts of the gray jay. Invariably such places also always have a good axe and a supply of split wood. The unspoken code of the bush is that one may help oneself to the wood when in need, but the reciprocal etiquette is to restock the pile before you leave. The elements of axe, split wood, and gray jays are so intertwined in my experiences that combining them in a painting was perhaps inevitable.
Original Available For Sale: No

Limited Edition Available: No


Direct Correspondence to:Michael Dumas
Michael Dumas
c/o Michael Dumas
7 Grantsville Trail
Lakehurst, Ontario
Canada K0L 1J0
  Artists for Conservation Group
Home Page: Michael Dumas's Latest Website
Michael Dumas Michael Dumas

All rights reserved. All images and text © Copyright  Michael Dumas
Member of the Artists for Conservation Foundation