Archive for September, 2009

*Amazing Collection of Bird Sounds


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*A Good Day in the Work Shop


The Hamonhaus Artmeisters Yeah! We’re thinking Octoberfest!  June’s birthday is coming up on the 9th.  We plan to drop-by the festivities at Bruning’s Clockterfest in Beavercreek this Saturday afternoon right after our Bob-white Quail Class dismisses.  Love that German Food, Music & Stuff. Wish’n I had invested in the Lederhosen and that loden Green Hat with the Pheasant feather (or, Brush). Too late now, I guess. As for today; June picked up the painting of my Ring-necked Pheasant (#2) where she left off yesterday. While she did that, I rotated back & forth on the 4 of 9 remaining American Avocet Stick decoys project &  my habitat project for the base for my Mountain Bluebird which is finished except for the paint & the base.  Actually, the base is finished except for the branches & leaves.  Well, those elements have been an interesting project in themselves. I regret that I didn’t keep a blog-journal on it as one of my projects.  The soldering went well today and I’m satisfied that I haven’t messed it up.  I expect to resume on project on the Eastern Bluebird soon and employee similar elements on a similar base for it. I will endeavor to do the blog-journal on each step.  I also expect to begin the soldering of the legs for both bluebirds in a day or so. so, why don’t I do the blog-Journal for that project as well.  O.K., I will!  The Pheasant, Mountain Bluebird and the American Avocets will be ready for our next show which is in Cincinnati in a few weeks. Watch for their photos to appear in our Blog-Portfolio soon.   June (my “Paint Department”, as you know), put in her two-cents worth and said she wants some grasses on the Pheasant Base. Yes dear…..
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*Details about the Red-headed Woodpecker


Our spring 2010 Class is the Red-headed Woodpecker Project

 

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*Making the Hummingbird by Donna Menke


This clip is from Donna Menke’s 2-hour DVD on Carving and Painting the Hummingbird

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*Japanese Carving a Bush Warbler



 

 

 

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*James Hilton’s Sculptured Birds


 
 
 
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*Japanese Carving a Rooster


 

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