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Summer 2019

Table of Contents

Editor's Column: Birds, Birds, Birds!
By Tom Huntington

Painting Notes: Pyrrhuloxia
(Try saying that three times fast. While painting.)
By Jerry Poindexter
Pattern: Pyrrhuloxia by Jerry Poindexter

Demonstration: Shorebird Bills
(Sometimes a little extra strength is necessary.)
By Del Herbert

Demonstration: Carving a Common Redpoll, Part Three
(It's habitat time—three habitats, in fact.)
By Tom Park

Demonstration: A Bufflehead Tweener, Part One
(Inspired by an old-time carver, this duck has decoy and decorative characteristics.)
By Thomas F. McCollum
Pattern: Bufflehead Drake by Thomas F. McCollum

Demonstration: The Rust of the Story
(What to do when your carving needs a touch of iron oxide.)
By Tom Baldwin

Book Excerpt: A Hen Wood Duck Head
(In this look inside his new book, Jean takes on a hen wood duck.)
By Jean Minaudier
Pattern: Hen Wood Duck by Jean Minaudier

Reference: Avian Ogres
(Why do they call it a spoonbill? Three guesses.)
By Rick Burkman
Pattern and Color Guide: Roseate Spoonbill by Jean Minaudier


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