Finely hand carved Golden-Crowned Kinglets.

Kinglets There are two kinds of Kinglets in North America, Golden-Crowned and the Ruby-crowned.  Both of these little birds are only three and a half inches long.   Kinglets, while relaxed don’t display more than a very narrow strip of the color on...

Wall mount Boreal owl.

Getting Started Beginning the wall-mounted sculpture starts with a clay model that helps to better visualize the piece before I start carving the wood.   Checking out the composition of the owl on the carved tree. This is the time to make any changes to the...

Red-tailed Hawk Centerpiece Available for sale

Red-tailed Hawk This lifesize sculpture of a Red-tailed Hawk is finally complete with a base.  Having been chosen to be one of six Artists in Residence at Jay Peak Resort, this carving will be on display in the Jay Peak Hotel along with other carvings.  ...

Completed Bobwhite Quail

Bobwhite Quail Sculpture Completed    Sculpting always involves learning something new.  Studying your subject, carving new aspects to the feathers and painting techniques that represent colors and patterns realistically.  This was a great project and in enjoyed being...

Bobwhite Quail

I was contacted by a lady in Maryland who asked me to do a Bobwhite quail.  We discussed what she wanted the sculpture to look like.  I asked her to send me some pictures that reflected the posture and attitude that appealed to her.   Since people who commission a...

Boreal Owl

Initial stage of carving the owl The first step in carving  an owl  or anything other subjects is to create a reference model from clay. Clay is a lot more forgiving than wood and you can save yourself a lot of time and frustration. Ready to paint Now that the owl was...
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