Mad With Joy Zen Chicken

United States

Size: 16 H x 12 W x 0.1 in

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Art Description

Drawing: Ink, Gouache and Acrylic on Paper.

“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” ― Iris Murdoch

Zen chicken with floral brain is aware that you are looking it's way with a questioning gaze. Part still life, part calligraphy, part Dada this chicken is bound to confound, this zen chicken is made with India ink, acrylic and watercolor paints. and archival rubber stamp ink.

Zen Chicken drawing/painting/prints are based on serene contemplation and the practice of tai chi combined with odd, eccentric, or humoristic tangents. Viewers are invited to become part of the art as an added component. The artist invites augmenting the pieces with captions, literary connections, or having a conversation with the chickens. Quiet or laughing meditation with the Zen Chickens is also welcomed. This artwork as insight-entertainment. Each Zen Chicken opens manifold layers of potential meaning and referential aesthetics..

Original drawing on 12x16 inch 140 lb hot pressed watercolor paper.

Honoria Starbuck currently lives and works in Austin, Texas in the US where she creates one Zen Chicken a day as part of her daily creative process.

Keywords: Zen, India Ink, Chicken, Entertaining, Calligraphic, Flowers, Zen Chicken, Humor, Humour, Meditation

Subjects: Animal

Styles: Illustration, Surrealism, Street Art, Dada

Mediums: Ink, Gouache, Acrylic

Materials: Paper

Prints: Animal Art Prints, Illustration Art Prints, Surrealism Art Prints, Street Art Art Prints, Dada Art Prints, Ink Art Prints, Gouache Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Paper Art Prints