Category Archives: bird

Today’s Project – Brown Pelican

Feeling pretty sad today about the situation in the Gulf — so I drew this pelican as a sort of prayer for the birds and other wildlife. This is about 11×15″, oil pencil, called, “To Blue Water”. Advertisements

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Today’s Project – Raven

This was a commission for someone’s dad who likes to feed eggs to a raven friend. She asked for a collage and I wanted to make it sort of mystical, due to all the lore associated with the raven. This … Continue reading

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Blue Heron Watercolor

One of my favorites. Those of us who frequent shorelines and wetlands have certainly heard the familiar croak of this enormous bird. I’ve seen herons all over the country, from the rivers in Arizona to the rocky shores of my … Continue reading

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Today’s Project – Barn Swallows

My friend Vickie photographed this group of baby barn swallows last spring, and she kindly gave me permission to paint them. This is pastel and oil pencil, about 8 x 12″. This piece is on eBay.

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Today’s Project – Bald Eagle

Bald eagle in pastel; this is also available as a giclee print in my online gallery.

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Today’s Watercolor – Kestrel

I had lots of fun last year when I saw a kestrel coming and going from a hole in the barn overhang. I stuck my head up in the hole and found four eggs. A few weeks later I took … Continue reading

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Bird Toys

Thanks to, I found something for the bird who has everything. Goober the African Grey lives with my friend Debbie Hendrickson in Ohio. I had recently discovered Etsy, the site with things handmade, and took a chance. Sure enough, … Continue reading

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