‘Coyote’ – For the Song Dogs of North America

Once again, Jane has drawn a marvellous picture in aid of a good cause, and all done in simple ball-pens too. Please enlarge the picture to see the incredible detail, and visit the link, for more great images..

Jane Lee McCracken, Artist

‘Coyote’, 2015 black Biro drawing by Jane Lee McCracken

On 23rd May 2015 at Niagara on the Lake, Coyote Watch Canada will be holding ‘A Song Dog Celebration’, their first fundraising Gala event.  Coyote’s are known as ‘Song Dogs’ for their haunting vocal artistry and are one of the most adaptable and charming animals on the planet.

“Coyote” which was made exclusively for CWC’s ‘A Song Dog Celebration’ reflects on the harmony that once existed between coyotes and man, the destruction of that relationship, and the hope for a return to understanding and co-existence.

At the left of the piece are three images of coyotes. Coyotes form tight family bonds, one of the traits they share with humans. Like coyotes, First Nations people and Native Americans have suffered at the hands of ignorance and greed. While celebrating the harmony between native peoples and coyotes, “Coyote” also memorializes the loss experienced by…

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7 thoughts on “‘Coyote’ – For the Song Dogs of North America

  1. Pete, thanking you kindly for introducing us to this blogger, of whom I’ve newly followed..

    Take care and happy blogging to ya, from Laura ~


  2. I enjoyed reading the original article, and also examining the excellent artwork in detail. Coyotes are no strangers to the Desert Southwest, and I’ve had a number of friendly encounters with them.


    1. Thanks David. I am a fan of Jane’s work, and even bought a print of a Tiger that she did last year. You will know a great deal more about coyotes than I would, that’s for sure. I don’t even know if they are ‘Wile E.’
      Best wishes as always, Pete.


      1. To my knowledge, they don’t actually hunt roadrunners. Only once have I seen a roadrunner and a coyote in close proximity to each other, and more or less at the same time. But nothing happened. However, there weren’t any Acme products around to facilitate the hunt, so maybe that explains it.


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