Category Archives: Game Birds

Red-tail Armatures Sculpted and Fired

You will recall the wire armatures that were displayed in the last “Post”. They have now been covered with the polymer clay, detailed, and fired. There is still a bit of detailing to do, but that detail will be done … Continue reading

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Red-tail Foot Armatures

I’ve been working on the Hawk for a couple of days, and in particular on the Hawk’s right leg. If you check out the upper left corner of the pictures, you might get an idea of how far I got. … Continue reading

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Red-tail 1 17 2016 Detailing Continues (For those of you that are not wise in the ways of Facebook, click on the picture.)

Hi Folks, It’s been a long week, but one in which I didn’t get much done. If you look closely at the first picture you will see how the hawk’s left leg looked just before I published last week. I … Continue reading

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Red-Tail Detail 1/9/2015

The detailing is coming along (slowly, but coming along.). Below are photos of the “Front” and “Side” views of the bird. If you double-click on the photos it will bring up a closer view that will allow a better look … Continue reading

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Red-Tail Hawk, Beginning to Detail

I’m just beginning the detailing on the hawk. This might be the hard part!!!

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Red-Tail, “Out of the Oven”

I baked the bird for an hour and half at 265 degrees. The only issues were the small crack on the base, (I don’t think that I welded the clay together properly in that area) and the slightly warped PVC pipe … Continue reading

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Red-Tail Hawk, The Base

I’ll bet your wondering what the Heck this is!!! Well this is the base and the armature that the Red-Tail will set on. The bird has already been fitted to the base, but I need to start laying clay onto … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Cogitating

I’ve been cogitating (That’s “Muddling” for the uninformed) about creating a sculpture using polymer clay for the last several months. Years ago I was into wood-carving (see below), but the years caught up with me and I just don’t have the … Continue reading

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Giclee Prints of Original Art- Signed by the Artist

I am now offering high quality Giclee prints, personally signed by myself, and shipped to you free if you live in the contiguous United States. These prints will be shipped flat in padded envelopes to reduce curling, and come in … Continue reading

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The Western Artist’s New Website is “Up and Running”

After several weeks/months of working on The Western-Artist’s Website it’s up and running (I hope). There have been literally hundreds of updates, and although I have never been known to make a mistake that I would admit to, if you find a … Continue reading

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