Original artwork sold 2010.

“Tulugaq” is an Inuit word for raven. This is another artwork in my “mini” series of paintings.

9 × 6 inches
Red Wine, Tea, Black and Gold Ink on Strathmore cold-press 140 lb. watercolor paper.

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tulugaq, raven, crow, bird, animal, wildlife, ink, inuit, nature, lynnette shelley

Having a great love animals, fairytales, and world mythology, Pennsylvania artist Lynnette Shelley fuses these influences into her strikingly unique illustrations. Her artwork strikes a primal chord in many viewers, with almost Jungian associations to the colors and shapes. Her artworks have been likened to images from an undiscovered ancient civilization or culture.

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  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 3 years ago

    This is fabulous. I love crows and ravens. They are so clever. Well done.

  • thanks bunny

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • CiaLundTorroll
    CiaLundTorrollover 3 years ago

    Oh, so wonderful Lynnette! The feathers and the swirls – make me a little bit good dizzy. The eye – so spooky.

    Great work.

  • thank you Cynthia. I would love to see your take on a raven

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 3 years ago

    wonderful work lynette love this and the colours !Liz

  • thanks liz

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 3 years ago

  • Alexandra Felgate
    Alexandra Felgateover 3 years ago


    Truly this is fabulous Lynnette, and I LOVE the use of red wine!! How did you manage to get it to stay purply? When I have used red wine it always dries/fades to a soft blue-grey?!!

  • Hi Alexandra. what paper are you using? This is a rough, cold-press paper. But I also stained it with tea before I put on the red wine so maybe that made a difference.

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoover 3 years ago

  • Ercan BAYSAL
    Ercan BAYSALover 3 years ago

    Very nice work. Greetings…

  • thanks Ercan!

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederover 3 years ago

    I am really enjoying this mini-series, love all the fine lines :-)

  • thanks Barbara. This lil buy might already have a buyer so I may have to make another!

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • BurrowsImages
    BurrowsImagesover 3 years ago

    Nice earthy textures.

  • pspin
    pspinover 3 years ago

    Very Raveny Raven!

  • thank you :)

    – Lynnette Shelley

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