WF Fall 2021
On the cover:
Nancy Smoker photographed the rosy-billed pochards carved by her husband, Rich, and brother-in-law, Ross.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PAINTING NOTES: Blue Grosbeak
This bird woke up with the blues.
PATTERN: Blue Grosbeak by Jerry Poindexter
DEMONSTRATION: Black Duck from the Jersey Shore, Part Two
As with the carving, the idea is to keep the painting simple.
DEMONSTRATION: The Indelible Snowbird, Part One
Is this junco slate-colored or dark-eyed? Answer: It’s both!
PATTERN: Slate-colored Junco by Tom Baldwin
DEMONSTRATION: Brothers of the Blade, Part Two
Rich and Ross Smoker
Brothers Rich and Ross take different routes to paint the rosy-billed pochard.
DEMONSTRATION: Oh, Canada! Part Two
Winter is coming, and with it this neighbor from the north. Learn how to paint one before the cold weather arrives.
BOOK EXCERPT: Creating a World Rig
Tom knows about rigs, and he explains why in this selection from his new workbench project.
Also known as white-fronted geese. For obvious reasons.
PATTERN AND COLOR GUIDE: White-fronted Goose by Jean Minaudier