This charming sculpture captures the subtle hues of sunset in the marsh as the great blue heron settles in for a rest. This realistic miniature wooden bird stands eleven inches high. The water is walnut and the bird is carved from tupelo. It is painted in mixed media. It has a nice home by a lake.
Great Blue Heron
This 9 inch miniature portrays the typical posture of the great blue fisherman. They are often seen resting on one leg at the edge of wetlands.This bird carving is of tupelo. The intricate detail of the sculpture accurately depicts the distinct feathering of the various areas of the bird. It is painted in oils and is in a private collection.