Category Archive: birds

Waddle I do without you?

“Waddle I do without you?” This card was painted for my 8-year-old cousin (featured earlier this year)– hope she knows how much I love her!The paper I used here is Japanese rice paper… Continue reading

Ducks… living the dream

More ducks! This series of duck etegami started in my brain when someone I know on Facebook said he was walking home, saw some ducks just doing their thing, walking along the road,… Continue reading

Odd ducks

Ducks… these ones are rather odd, with the angle I chose to focus on. Look for a few more ducks over the next couple of weeks. Oh, and I’m selling the blue-billed one… Continue reading

a stork collage

Sometimes I like my practice drawings so much I can’t scrap them. But in the meantime I’ve drawn and painted and scribbled and dripped ink all around them. I usually cut out the… Continue reading

Spring slouches from winter’s nest

I did a series of etegami watercolor cards and various versions of a spring haiku, all inspired by of my friend Angela’s photo a white stork, which is currently featured in the DCist… Continue reading

Late february winds blew; birds queued

Forgot to post this in February when I wrote the haiku and drew this etegami. Today’s balmy 60 degree weather, calm skies, feel a long way from late February.

for the birds

These two etegami are mistake-ridden. The first one originally had an incorrect attribution on it. The second shows my sloppy penmanship at its peak. I sent these out anyway. The point of etegami… Continue reading

Hoo’s there?

  Being punny, using an image from Mike Lentz (used with permission; see original here).

3 Economical Birds — Before and After

A family of some unknown birds by an unknown photographer (see models here; if you know the birds or the photographer, let me know!). The quotation is from a letter by Emily Dickinson… Continue reading