wildfowl-carving.com

Looking Up, Part Three

PART THREE: LEGS AND HABITAT
In the Final Part of His Demonstration, Jerry Explains the Steps for Completing His Red-Breasted Nuthatch Sculpture.

By: Jerry Simchuk
Updated January 15, 2021
Looking Up Part Three

When most wildfowl carvers embark on a new project, they think primarily about the bird. It is just as important, though, to consider the habitat. The habitat gives the viewer a sense of place and setting and can be just as important as painting in making the piece come to life. Habitat helps your sculpture tell a story. Keep that in mind when you decide on the habitat for your carving. For the habitat and presentation for this project, I wanted to portray a red-breasted nuthatch the way I used to see the birds every day out my window. They would go down and around the pine trees, looking up from time to time as they searched for bugs in the bark.

YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ARTICLES

Free tutorials, expert tips, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Reviews

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Sign In to Your Account

Close Window
Sign In with one of your Social Accounts
Facebook Twitter
OR
Sign In using Email and Password