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Winter 2017

Cover carving by Richard Reeves

Table of Contents

Editor's Note
Lousiana Traditions
by Tom Huntington

Painting Notes: Green Jay
Follow these instructions and watch other carvers go green with envy!
by Jerry Poindexter — Includes a pattern.

A Competition Gunning Ring-necked Duck, Part Two
Patrick Bearden shows you how he paints his decoy.
by Keith Hendrickson

A Legacy Preserved: Contemporary Louisiana Carvers
What is it about Louisiana? Is there something in the water? A book excerpt
by Harvey J. Lewis

The Walls Have Eyes, Part Two
Now’s the time to play hide and seek when you paint this owl wall hanging.
by Tom Baldwin

Beginner’s Notebook: Vintage Silhouette Shorebirds
Gary Joe Bryan demonstrates something that is easy and fun.
by Robert Lund — Includes patterns.

Grounded: A Northern Flicker, Part Two
Spots, crescents, and bars, oh my!
by Jeff Rechin

Reference: Beauty and the Beast
The red-headed woodpecker isn’t afraid of anything.
by Rick Burkman — Includes Jean Minaudier’s pattern and color guide.


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