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Greeting card designs by Daniel Mackie (aka The DM Collection) animals with there natural habitats depicted within them ( with some artistic licence!) influences by Art Deco, The arts and crafts movement and japanese prints.

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Black Labrador Running - Card

It is said that the kind of dog you own says a lot about your own personality. A trait often associated with labradors is agreeableness and their owners are considered to be sociable and easy to get along with. U.S. President Bill Clinton owned a labrador named Buddy.

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Animal Greetings Cards | Prints | coasters at The DM Collection

Often considered portentous, the hare has long-held special significance for people with hazardous occupations. Fishermen, for example, would never utter the word while at sea and they may stay on dry land should they see a hare on the way to their boats.

Bumblebee - Card Scientist Antione Magnan proved that bumblebees are incapable of flight. In his 1934 book, ‘Le Vol des Insectes’, he says, ”.prompted by what is done in avia Art And Illustration, Bumble Bee Illustration, Animal Illustrations, Arte Sketchbook, Bee Art, Bees Knees, Art Inspo, Cool Art, Art Drawings

Bumblebee - Card

Bumblebee greetings card By Daniel Mackie. Watercolour artist at the DM Collection

In Greek mythology, The Anemoi were the four wind gods. They were often dipicted as horses, each ascribed a cardinal direction from which their respective winds came. Zephyrus was the west wind, the gentlest of the winds, known as the messenger of Spring. Art And Illustration, Watercolor Illustration, Watercolor Paintings, Animal Illustrations, Watercolor Animals, Watercolor Landscape, Horse Cards, Horse Print, Artist Card

Horse - Card

In Greek mythology the Anemoi were the four wind gods. They were often depicted as horses. Each god was ascribed a cardinal direction from which their respective winds came. Zephyrus was the west wind, the gentlest of the winds, known as the messenger of spring.

Animal art greetings cards, prints and coasters by award winning Artist Daniel Mackie. The DM Collection is inspired by Japanese prints and Art deco Bird Of Paradise Tattoo, Bird Illustration, Watercolor Illustration, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolor Bird, Watercolors, Flor Magnolia, Lion Print, Flamingo Print

Bird of Paradise - Card

Birds of paradise were offered by New Guineans as gifts to western kings and arrived in Spain in 1522. People were amazed and it was rumoured that these extraordinary birds came from the heavenly realms, where they soared through paradise without wings and never touched the earth.

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Mystical Monkey

During the neck and neck run up to the 2016 US election, the winning candidate was selected by a fortune telling monkey called “Geda” . Geda, who had previously predicted Portugals win over France in the 2016 European Cup final, was presented with two cardboard cutouts of the US candidates. After giving the task considerable thought, the mystical monkey picked Trump and planted a big kiss on his orange face; unfortunately Geda did not foresee any trade war between China and the US.

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Butterfly - Card

The Butterfly Effect is a concept that small causes can have large effects. Edward Lorenz coined the term and gave the example of a butterfly flapping its wings in South Africa and causing a hurricane in New York several weeks later.

 so which feathered friend do you think frequently gets to travel across the English Channel to France? The magnificent Rooster, or ‘Le Coq Gaulois’!But why do the French like the Rooster so much? Well, it all started in ancient Rome. Chicken Tattoo, Chicken Drawing, Chicken Painting, Chicken Art, Rooster Art, Motifs Animal, Little Red Hen, Chickens And Roosters, Art Plastique

Chicken - Card

The Little Red Hen is an old folktale, most likely of Russian origin. The hen finds some grains of wheat and asks for help from the other farm animals to make the grains of wheat into bread. The other animals refuse until she asks if they want to help her eat the bread. She states that ”if any would not work, neither should he eat.”

Goldfinches Card Daniel Mackie Designs 7 x 5 inches wrapped in cello with envelope by Daniel Mackie DM collection cards Bird Illustration, Illustrations, Raphael Paintings, Freedom Bird, Freedom Freedom, World Mythology, Renaissance Paintings, Madonna And Child, Crown Of Thorns

Goldfinches - Card

Goldfinches are one of the most symbolic of European birds. From the Renaissance they have been used to represent salvation,freedom and wealth. In the 19th century English story, Courtship & Marriage of Cock Robin and Jenny Wren the goldfinch is portrayed as rich. ”Who gives this maid away? I do, says the goldfinch, and her fortune I will pay”.

Daniel Mackie DM collection cards Turquoise Squirrel Card Daniel Mackie Designs 7 x 5 Inches Wrapped in Cello with Envelope Watercolor Illustration, Watercolor Paintings, World Mythology, Christian Religions, British Wildlife, Early Christian, Woodland Animals, Barnyard Animals, Japanese Prints

Turquoise Squirrel - Card

Early christian religion portrays the squirrel as stoical. An early manuscript features an image of a squirrel using its tail for shelter in a rainstorm. The inscription reads, “I shall endure and expect once again more favorable things however bad it is now, it won’t be bad forever.

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Dodo - Card

One of their most famous inhabitants or Mauritius flew there - albeit thousands of years ago - and they liked it so much they stayed for good! Now, if we think Mauritius is a paradise, then the famous flying visitor I talk of must have thought it was truly Nirvana. Their favourite food, fruits and nuts, were freely available on the ground, and with no predators on the islands there was no more need for wings. You guessed it. The Dodo.

Ships Cat - Card Watercolour illustration of a Black Cat by Daniel Mackie. Illustration Art Nouveau, Watercolor Illustration, Cat Watercolour, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolor Sketch, Watercolor Animals, Cat Coasters, Son Chat, Photo Chat

Ship's Cat - Card

Originally used as a measure for rodent control on ships - a practice adopted by all trading nations over time - it is believed that cats arrived in Europe by boat from Ancient Phoenicia (maritime trading cultures on the African coast of the Mediterranean). They set their paws down on European soil in c.900 BC.

How did the robin acquire its red breast? In Christian tradition, it is thought that a robin tried to remove the crown of thorns from Jesus' head during the Crucifixion; drops of Christ's blood stained his breast forever. Bird Illustration, Watercolor Illustration, Watercolor Paintings, European Robin, World Mythology, Japanese Prints, Arts And Crafts Movement, Bird Art, Folk Art

Two Robins - Card

How did the robin acquire its red breast? In Christian tradition, it is thought that a robin tried to remove the crown of thorns from Jesus’ head during the Crucifixion; drops of Christ’s blood stained his breast forever. In another myth, the robin’s breast was scorched fetching water for souls in Purgatory.

Doggy Paddle Card Card The Dm Collection - Doggy Paddle Was The First Swimming Stroke Used By Ancient Humans It Is Believed To Have Been Learned By Observing Animals Swim Prehistoric Cave Paintings In Egypt Show Figures Doing What Appears To Watercolor Illustration, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolors, Zentangle, World Mythology, Animal Cards, Japanese Prints, Illustrations, Dog Art

Animal Greetings Cards | Prints | coasters at The DM Collection

Doggy paddle was the first swimming stroke used by ancient humans, believed to have been learned by observing animals swim. Prehistoric cave paintings in Egypt show figures doing what appears to be the doggy paddle.

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Butterfly - Card

The Butterfly Effect is a concept that small causes can have large effects. Edward Lorenz coined the term and gave the example of a butterfly flapping its wings in The South Africa and causing a hurricane in New York several weeks later. Watercolour painting of a Butterfly by Daniel Mackie. Printed on high quality 330gsm card. Cards are 7 x 5 inches. Cards are blank inside so can be used for any purpose, such as Thank-you cards, Birthdays or Christmas. Cards are packed with envelopes and are…

That’s hello in "Pinguish" or "Penguinese”, and is the language spoken by the children’s TV sensation, ‘Pingu’ - possibly the most famous penguin in the world, having been broadcasted in no less than 150 countries. Penguin Drawing, Penguin Art, Penguin Love, Japanese Prints, Japanese Art, Watercolor Illustration, Watercolor Paintings, Penguin Illustration, Watercolour

Penguin - Card

So it’s official, humans love penguins, but throughout man’s history most of the human world was completely unaware of the penguins existence: they are after all, restricted to the Southern Hemisphere, and also inhabit some of the most remote and trying regions on the planet. This means that despite the birds comic nature and humanlike upright appearance, they’ve been mostly left out of our folklore and mythology.