Welcome to Birdie Girl….some skillful advice for the creative fledgling.

Arrival of Sandhill Cranes

Video by Brian Taylor Bidwell Canyon Farm is just up the road from Yampa Sculpture Path & Studio. Brian Taylor does a lot of work on the yampapath project. He also has that -artistic gene- and will be creating a welded sculpture of...

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From the Mouths of Babes and Birds

By TIM REQUARTH and MEEHAN CRIST Babies learn to speak months after they begin to understand language. As they are learning to talk, they babble, repeating the same syllable (“da-da-da”) or combining syllables into a string (“da-do-da-do”). Do humans learn to speak...

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Bird Biology and the Arts

Written by Paul R. Ehrlich, David S. Dobkin, and Darryl Wheye (Copyright ® 1988)/ Reprinted 2019 / Artists throughout history have drawn inspiration from the birds. Part-bird, part-human forms have frequently been used to depict either supernatural phenomena or...

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New Interpretations of Avian Marvels: Birds in Art

From Fine Art Connoisseur /“Regal Bearing: Bird Portraiture” is on view September 4, 2018, through August 11, 2019, at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (Wausau, Wisconsin)/ Above photo: Rose Tanner, “Bee Curious,” 2017, oil Cindy House, “Autumnal Colors,” 2018, pastel...

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Famous Bird Paintings From China

Over the course of Chinese painting, the three main subjects have been landscapes, birds-and-flowers, and figures. Flower painting, previously associated chiefly with Buddhist art, came into its own as a separate branch of painting in the Five Dynasties (907-960)....

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