Tony Angell is an eminent Pacific Northwest painter and sculptor whose work has often centered on birds, especially ravens and crows.
"If you're not patient and you don't wait it out, you won't see it, part of the process is knowing that understanding is not a 30-minute experience with a beginning, middle and end. Do this long enough and you begin to think like your subject. That's how you end up in the right place."
"The rock itself is the challenge. The stone continues to push back at you and you're pushing against it to see where it will go. That's emotionally pleasant but physically rewarding, too...."