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Photo Adventures in the White Mountains

I try to take a daily walk through the woods surrounding our home.  I follow the animals trails or the old logging roads if the snow isn’t too deep.  When the White Mountains are in the grip of winter, animal … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures In The Wild (turkeys & rabbits and deer, oh my!)

We’ve had our first serious snowfall and almost immediately, our woodland neighbors showed up.  Somehow, I think they know when we start putting out seeds and corn for the birds.  Our compost pile is close by where the remains of … Continue reading

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Springtime at Nature’s Way Studio II

It’s been like an episode of wild kingdom around my studio the past couple of weeks.  Every time I look out the window, there seems to be an animal or bird to watch!  It’s getting hard to concentrate on my … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures In The Woods (songbirds & turkeys)

Every few weeks I make an effort to get outdoors to photograph new material as references for new paintings or drawings.  Spring is an especially fun time to get photos but fall is also one of my favorite times to … Continue reading

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Love and War…Wild turkey style!

This was the first time I’ve been close enough (not to mention in the right place and time!) to watch a couple of mature tom turkeys get into a brawl over a flock of hens.  And a brawl it certainly … Continue reading

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Off The Drawing Board: “A Gentleman Caller” (wild turkey art)

I’ve long wanted to create a painting of the wild turkeys that frequent the areas around my home.  They offer quite a challenge to an artist, given the shimmer of a variety of colors that flash off their feathers, depending … Continue reading

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A Home-grown Thanksgiving (turkey)

This year we’ve decided to keep our thanksgiving close to home.  By that, I mean we’ve decided only to have food we’ve grown from our gardens or else purchased from local farms.  No packaged foods or things that come out … Continue reading

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Love In The Air (wild turkeys)

This handsome male tom turkey has been hanging around with a small flock of hens in the past couple of weeks.  At first, there was only one hen, but now there are seven females with him.  You know what they … Continue reading

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Visitors In My Yard

I’m lucky enough to live right smack in the middle of the White Mountain National Forest area of New Hampshire, which is a great thing for a wildlife artist!  With an abundance of wildlife about, I just have to step … Continue reading

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