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Halcyon Days

‘Halcyon’ denotes a time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful. It comes from the name of a mythical bird, usually identified with the kingfisher, supposed to breed at winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and with the power to calm the winds and tides. 230 more words

Bird Art

A Promise of Spring

Spring…at this time of the year it seems a long time coming, so I wanted to paint a picture that really felt like Spring and raise the spirits. 432 more words

Nova Scotia Bird Art

Great Horned Owl

I am pleased to present my latest completed wildlife illustration: A Great Horned Owl.

– Class: Aves
– Order: Strigiformes
– Family: Strigidae
– Genus: Bubo… 230 more words


Thanks to Birthday Well Wishers!

It is a bit of a rush to see all those names of familiar people popping up on Facebook to wish one a happy birthday. So if you are one of them, THANK YOU! 270 more words

Art Journals

A Chattering of Starlings

Not everyone likes the European Starling, especially over on this continent, where they are definitely interlopers. They are, however, beautiful birds, with striking plumage especially when breeding. 253 more words

Nova Scotia Bird Art

Exhibition Details

As mentioned in a previous post, I am participating in a local exhibition of duck carving and paintings, and my recent artworks have all been made in support of that aim. 65 more words

Nova Scotia Bird Art

Little Birds

I’ve been painting a lot of brightly coloured little birds lately. They are ink with watercolour and painted on handmade Indian paper. Each one is different. 30 more words