Category: Birds of Prey


Kestrel on Grass

This beautiful wooden sculpture is a product of the “October Event” at the Vermont Raptor Academy with Floyd Scholz. This dynamic piece is the result of Floyd’s commitment to “push the envelop” at this seminar. The bird is carved of tupelo and painted with acrylics. The grass is stainless steel and the base is marble. It is life sized and available for purchase.

Golden Eagle in Flight

This majestic sculpture represents the beauty of flight. It was completed in the 2018 October event at the VermontRaptor Academy. It is my interpretation of Floyd Scholz’s design.

The bird may rotate 360 degrees to best complement any location of the base. The bird is tupelo, It is painted in acrylics.

This beautiful miniature wooden sculpture is 20 ” high. It is available for purchase.

This highly detailed beautiful wooden sculpture depicts the furious curiosity of the red-tailed hawk. It is life-sized and stands 25 inches high. The bird is carved in tupelo and painted in acrylics and oils. It is in a private collecti0n.

Puffin Peregrine

This life-sized wooden sculpture captures the drama of an engaged peregrine about to launch after prey.

It envisions the rocky heights of its habitat. Seen in the rock face are visions of puffins-a frequent meal as both live near the coast.

The piece was inspired by a seminar with Keith Mueller in Krausman’s studio in Michigan.

The base is cherry, the bird is tupelo and both are painted in oils. It is available for purchase.

 

Wall Mounted Gyrfalcon

This distinctive wooden sculpture captures the majesty of this elegant bird. It depicts the intensity of the hunter as it determines if the intruder in its territory is food or foe.

The carving is designed to capture the attention of the entire space upon which it is mounted and it will mount well on the left corner of an entrance to a room.

The life-sized bird and rocky crag are carved of tupelo wood. The falcon is painted in oils, the perch in acrylics. It is available for purchase.

Osprey

This full-sized commission was conceived in Floyd Scholz’s October event. It was modified to suit the owner. It stands nearly 34” high. It was additionally  inspired by the view of osprey and mullet near the purchaser’s home.

The bird is of tupelo and painted with acrylic paint. The base is of natural materials.

 

Bat Falcon

This life-sized falcon  is nearly the same size as an American Kestrel. It lives in Central-South America where it does hunt bats.

This life-sized charming wooden sculpture was conceived in Floyd Scholz’s October event in Bennington Vermont. It incorporates the feeling of the bird as well as the unusual aspect of motion. The cross branch will rotate 360 degrees, all the while maintaining the design composition.

It is fabricated of tupelo, and painted with acrylics. The bat is also tupelo and acrylics. It is available for purchase.

Dragone It

This full-sized wooden sculpture shows the pride of a successful hunt. The American Kestrel will predate large insects and small birds. Here it has taken a dragonfly.

It is carved of tupelo and painted in oils. The base is manzanita. It is in a private collection.

This spectacular wooden sculpture captures the moment when a peregrine falcon spins from horizontal to vertical at the start of the stoop. It is suspended from mono-filament line to enhance the dramatic effect, and spins in the breeze. This full-sized bird of prey is 14 inches long.

It is carved of tupelo, and painted in acrylics. It is an interpretation of a Floyd Scholz pattern. It is in a private collection.

Northern Goshawk

This life-sized wooden sculpture  displays the aggressive beauty of this woodland hunter as it surveys its domain. It is designed for wall mounting.

It is 23 inches high. The bird is carved  of tupelo, the mount is manzanita. It is painted in acrylics.

It is in a private collection.

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