Crows are my favorite bird to paint. I love the symbolism surrounding the crow. A few years back I was working on my art when I heard this loud, windy sort of sound. I looked out my window and saw hundreds of crows in the trees on my property and flying around the sky above my house. It was a bizarre sight and something I won't soon forget. Throughout history, the crow has been associated with both positive and negative symbolic meanings. The most common are:
Life magic; mystery of creation
Destiny, personal transformation, alchemy
Higher perspective
Being fearless, audacious
Flexibility, adaptability
Trickster, manipulative, mischievous

This painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges. It comes ready to hang.

- Laura Carter

The Crow

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas

Signed on front

12" h x 12" w x 1.5" d
1 lbs. 0 oz.



Laura Carter
Kemptville, Canada

Getting to Know Laura

It's the messy things in life that attract Laura Carter. In a literal sense, she enjoys making a mess with paint by using her hands and fingers in each work. She finds that most of her best work springs from difficult times. Her current work explores a range of emotions and facial expressions through portraits. In the end, she hopes that her art will look and feel like an emotional story or journey.