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xx   BIRD

How to draw wild animals and birds with the postures and settings that will make them appear lifelike.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 14

How to turn birdwatching observations into drawings. Includes instructions for making simple bird models.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 12

Painting birds. Advice on observing birds and their habitats, composing scenes and painting them in watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1994 (v.11#10) pg. 52

Painting birds in watercolor. Advice on painting lifelike feathers.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1996 (v.13#11) pg. 52

American eagle. Pattern and painting instructions for creating a wall plaque featuring the head of the bald eagle.
CERAMICS May-Jun 1990 (v.25#8) pg. 52, 72

Paint the Priscilla way. Part 18. A classic realistic duck motif tops this handsome plaid-painted trinket box.
CRAFTS Jun 1994 (v.17#6) pg. 32, 41

Hen and baby chicks motif to paint using preshaded pattern sheets so even a novice can paint like a pro.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 32

Holly and cardinal motif to acrylic paint on a wall-hung card holder.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1989 (v.16#6) pg. 80

Detailed instructions for painting a cardinal in a plum tree using watercolor. Includes an explanation of some basic watercolor techniques for the beginner.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1990 (v.17#2) pg. 64

Realistic bird paintings. How to create a realistic habitat for a painting's background. Includes sketches that suggest elements of design.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1991 (v.18#1) pg. 7

Winter Wonderland oil painting, a snowscape with pond and birch trees. Accompanying pattern is for a red cardinal on a branch to paint on the mat used for framing.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1991 (v.18#1) pg. 46, 37

Reverse painting on glass. Pattern and instructions for painting a picture of a woodcock.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 58, 41

Rendering realistic geese. Pen-and-ink portrait of wild geese is embellished with colored pencils (or washes of acrylic or watercolor).
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1993 (v.20#3) pg. 54, 37

Pattern for an autumnal landscape framed with a wreath of chrysanthemums is painted on the back of a wooden decoy. Can also be painted on a canvas. Painting instructions focus on how to render a mallard and chrysanthemums.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1994 (v.21#5) pg. 54, Insert

Cardinal seated on a holly branch is painted using watercolor washes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1994 (v.21#6) pg. 68

Step-by-step instructions for painting a male house finch.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1995 (v.22#3) pg. 6

Birds and blossoms. Wooden wall cabinet is painted with a design of a house finch seated on a branch of apple blossoms.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1996 (v.23#2) pg. 42, 33

Sketches of baby birds.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1996 (v.23#2) pg. 72

Wintertime cardinal. Motif of bright red cardinal sitting on a snowy pine branch to paint on a canvas address book cover.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1997 (v.24#1) pg. 49, 37

Blooming watering can. Quick-and-easy morning glories and hummingbirds are painted on a galvanized tin watering can. One-stroke painting technique relies on multi-loading the brush to create the shading and highlighting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1997 (v.24#3) pg. 30, 33

Step-by-step instructions for painting a swan with acrylics.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1998 (v.25#1) pg. 78

Five steps for painting a mother bluebird.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1998 (v.25#3) pg. 12

How to sketch and tint a sea gull in watercolor, with pen and ink details.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1998 (v.25#3) pg. 88

Steps in sketching a hummingbird on a nest in sepia.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1998 (v.25#4) pg. 80

Birds of a feather. Techniques for painting a white-breasted nuthatch in acrylics.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Oct 1999 (v.26#5) pg. 66, Insert

Painting realistic birds. How to get the eyes and beak right.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Dec 1999 (v.26#6) pg. 16

Scene of a duck taking off from a pond. A nearby sign can be used for a personalized greeting.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.3#1) pg. Insert

Wildlife scene features a turkey against a winter landscape.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.3#2) pg. Insert

Painted birdhouse and footstool. A project for beginners. Purchased wooden items are painted with a motif of bluebirds sitting on a leafy branch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1993 (v.39#1) pg. 22

Snow finch drawn in pen and ink is colored with an oil wash. Intermediate to advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #102 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 6

Folk-art rooster. Painting instructions for acrylic painting on either a carved rooster or a flat surface. Beginning to intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #105 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 28

Gambel quail is painted in oils and ink on the back side of Plexiglas. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #106 Sep-Oct 1990 (v.14#5) pg. 46

The bald eagle. Oil painting of the eagle's profile is designed for an oval opening in a rectangular mat. Two corners of the mat feature small paintings of the eagle and his environment. Advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #107 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 44

Eastern meadowlark motif. Instructions describe how to prepare and paint a turned wooden bowl as a surface for the meadowlark among blades of grass and seedheads. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #109 Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 18, Insert

Blended acrylic method in decorative painting produces a soft look similar to oils. Part 1. Canadian geese motif to paint. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #109 Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 44

Brush stroke workshop. An easy-to-paint bird.
TOLE WORLD #113 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 65

Hummbingbird and Morning Glories motif to paint with fabric dyes on the yoke of a sweatshirt. Intermediate skill level
TOLE WORLD #115 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 22, Insert

Nature Watch. How to paint a pair of cardinals sitting on a branch on a tote bag insert. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #115 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 42, 66

Getting a start in line art. How to draw a wood duck in two poses.
TOLE WORLD #117 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 10

Young robin motif rendered in chalk pastels. Intermediate to advanced skill level.
TOLE WORLD #117 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 56, Insert

Indigo Bunting, sitting on a branch, is painted on an 8"x10" Masonite panel.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 12

It's a finch. Wooden box is painted with an oval accented with branches of blossoms and two finches.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 20, Insert

Brushstroke workshop. Paint a rosy finch in oils.
TOLE WORLD #125 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 5

Motif of a ruby-throated hummingbird hovering at a flower blossom is painted in the center of an 8" round wooden plate. The plate rim is surfaced with gold leaf that has been toned down with an antique glaze.
TOLE WORLD #128 May-Jun 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 22, Insert