WCM Winter 2021
On the cover:
Tom Park photographed his MINIATURE WHOOPING CRANE. See how he carved it starting on this page.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PAINTING NOTES: Curve-billed Thrasher
by Jerry Poindexter
(Watch out for that bill!)
PATTERN: Curve-billed Thrasher by Jerry Poindexter
DEMONSTRATION: The Illinois River School, Part One
by Keith Hendrickson
(The school is strictly old school. The bird is a green-winged teal.
PATTERN: Illinois River School Green-winged Teal by Keith Hendrickson
DEMONSTRATION: Looking Up, Part Three
by Jerry Simchuk
(The final steps for the red-breasted nuthatch: legs and habitat.)
DEMONSTRATION: Miniature Whooping Crane, Part One
by Tom Park
(In this instance it’s good to carve miniature, because this is one big bird.)
PATTERN: Whooping Crane by Tom Park
DEMONSTRATION: What’s in a Name? Part Two
by Brad Snodgrass
(How to paint the Steller’s eider.
by Rick Burkman
(The elegant trogon is hard to find but worth the search.)
PATTERN AND COLOR GUIDE: Elegant Trogon by Jean Minaudier.