Category Archives: Birds

Calvin Crow Doll & Collage

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Cherise Chicken and Her Chick

The February doll pattern from A Doll Pattern A Month Circle ( join @dolls.joyismynewart.com ) inspired Cherise and the accompanying mixed media collage.

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January Doll Collage

It is fun to draw inspiration from my doll making experiences to create mixed media collages. I hope to include both the doll images and the collages with short stories for each. Finding a theme to connect all the images … Continue reading

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November, December, and January Dolls

Continuing on my journey into dollmaking, above are the last three months of my attempts. Credit for the patterns goes to: dolls.joyismynewart.com I am still trying to make these dolls look different than Loretta’s examples…trying to make them more my … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Collage “The Hawk”

Most of the birds who visit my feeders are small songbirds, Woodpeckers, Blue Jays, Mourning Doves, Cardinals, and Juncos. The occasional arrival of a Hawk spells trouble for my usual friends. I was able to photograph this Hawk who I … Continue reading

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Long Time Coming

    It’s been a while since I posted anything here on WordPress and even longer since I have done any artwork. I was recently asked to give some watercolor tips, which ordinarily would not be a problem for a … Continue reading

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Patterns

This young male Hairy Woodpecker may have thought our umbrella was his parent.

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