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Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 17th May 2007, 03:58
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks sooo much everyone for the kind words!...

Thanks sooo much everyone for the kind words! I've been requested to send photos of this piece to a pro baseball team as there might be some interest in a like piece. Guess which team! ;)
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 16th May 2007, 18:36
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By marcbarger
Baltimore Oriole carving

Here's a piece I just completed. Carved from tupelo gum wood and painted with acrylics. Orange was fun to carve. The stick sticking out of the orange is from the branch below (suggesting that someone...
Forum: Hummingbirds Saturday 28th April 2007, 16:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks a ton everyone for the kind words!!

Thanks a ton everyone for the kind words!!
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 21st April 2007, 15:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks birdpotter! Actually I've done a Cardinal,...

Thanks birdpotter! Actually I've done a Cardinal, Indigo Bunting, Goldfinch, Chickadee, Grosbeak and now the Hummingbird thus far. Am working on a Baltimore Oriole right now. But she sounds as if...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 21st April 2007, 03:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks everyone for the kind words!

Thanks everyone for the kind words!
Forum: Hummingbirds Friday 20th April 2007, 21:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By marcbarger
Ruby Throated Hummingbird carving

I posted this in the Wildlife area but thought you would all get a kick out of this.

I named it "Beija-Flor" which is Portuguese and means 'flower kisser' or 'to kiss a flower'. The Portuguese...
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 20th April 2007, 00:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By marcbarger
Hummingbird and Grosbeak carvings

Hi Everyone!

Thought I would post a few of my recent carvings. Ruby Throated Hummingbird is named "Beija-Flor" and the name comes from Portuguese explorers landing in Brazill many moons ago and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th March 2007, 04:29
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By marcbarger
Bill? Or beak.

What do you feel diffirentiates a bill from a beak?

A Cardinal has a beak. Does a Hummingbird have a bill? A duck has a bill. Does a Blue Jay have a beak? Or do all song birds have bills and birds...
Forum: Hummingbirds Friday 23rd February 2007, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,337
Posted By marcbarger
Length of a Hummingbird?

I was wondering if when the length of a Hummingbird is listed if it's from the tip of their beak to the tip if their tail? Any help would be appreciated! THANKS!!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd February 2007, 19:10
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By marcbarger
So does anyone know?

When the length of a bird is given in descriptions of them is the beak included? So on a Hummingbird they say they're 3 - 3.5 inches long. Does this include the beak? Bird laid out flat...tail to the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th January 2007, 17:01
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By marcbarger
Technical info wanted

Hi I was wondering if anyone knew a site that had technical info on different species of birds. By technical I mean number of primary or seconday wing feathers, number of tail feathers, etc. Any help...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th January 2007, 16:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By marcbarger
Are you sure it's injured? Many birds get frozen...

Are you sure it's injured? Many birds get frozen to whatever they're sitting on in an ice storm. I've seen pheasants stuck so bad that they rip most of their tail feathers and chest feathers out...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 18th January 2007, 18:38
Replies: 10
Views: 2,457
Posted By marcbarger
American Goldfinch carving

Here's the next piece in the commission I'm doing for a collector. American Goldfinch on a dead oak branch. Wanted the contrast between the dead branch and the live bird. My artistic weirdness I...
Forum: Olympus Thursday 21st December 2006, 18:41
Replies: 2
Views: 1,424
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks for the info Norm! Some of those other...

Thanks for the info Norm! Some of those other cameras they suggest would be nice but the $3200 price tag's a little steep for this kid! But I can dream!! Thanks again.
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 21st December 2006, 18:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks for the kind words! |:d|

Thanks for the kind words! |:d|
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 20th December 2006, 20:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By marcbarger
"Table for One" by Marc Barger

Most recent piece in a commission of many. Carved from tupelo gum wood and painted with acrylics. Male Chickadee about ready to chow on the sunflower seed.
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 12th December 2006, 03:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,424
Posted By marcbarger
SP-350 vs SP-500

350 has 8mp while the 500 has 6mp. For one thing why would that be? I have always thought more was better, although I have an old C2000 2.1mp that absolutely smokes my daughters Fuji A345 4.1mp in...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 30th November 2006, 21:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By marcbarger
Tupelo gum is a wood found down south in the...

Tupelo gum is a wood found down south in the bayous and swamps of the USA. Very even grained wood.

Thanks for the kind words!
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 30th November 2006, 16:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks for the kind words! Tim, I already told...

Thanks for the kind words!

Tim, I already told the lady that if she saw someone lurking around in the bushes in her backyard at night to not call the cops! HA! Told her I had a shipment of rare...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 29th November 2006, 20:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By marcbarger
Indigo Bunting carving

Hi Everyone!

Here's my latest project. Male Indigo Bunting. Branch is carved from solid brass and leaves are brass sheeting. IB is tupelo gum. Painted with acrylics. First free standing piece I've...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 5th October 2006, 01:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,423
Posted By marcbarger
"Crimson Majesty" by Marc A. Barger

Tupelo gum wood and acrylic paints. Everything is carved. Made him a little puffed up like he's catchin' some rays and at ease sort of sittin' down. This piece was originally designed to be displayed...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 22nd August 2006, 03:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By marcbarger
Thanks for the kind words! Mary, If you click on...

Thanks for the kind words!

Mary, If you click on my name and check out the threads I've started I have other pics of some of my work. Thanks for the interest!!

Dave, Lookin' good! A few things. I...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 20th August 2006, 02:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By marcbarger
A 'berry' cute Chickadee

Hi everyone! Just a quick post to show you a Black Capped Chickadee I just completed. Hand carved out of tupelo gum wood. Painted with acrylics. Everything is carved including the berries, leaves and...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 20th April 2006, 02:59
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By marcbarger
Male Kestrel

Just a quick one to show everyone the male Kestrel I'm carving. Posted it here because a lot of you may not go into the Wildlife Art section and I thought people in here might get a kick out of...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 20th April 2006, 02:55
Replies: 2
Views: 1,729
Posted By marcbarger
Kestrel carving

Hi everyone!

Just a few pics of the male Kestrel I'm working on. Carved from Tupelo gum and finished with acrylic paints. 18" tall. Life sized. Have him fluffed up like he's trying to stay warm. All...
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