Watercolor Artist

The Artful Bird

Sometimes, people ask me, “Why birds?” I don’t have an easy answer. Where I live in New England, no group of wild animals is more conspicuous or accessible than birds. I’ve always lived in rural areas and been an outdoor person; from an early age, birds attracted my attention and fired my imagination. I really don’t remember a time when I didn’t watch birds. My other childhood preoccupation was art. I started drawing and painting when I was quite young. It was probably inevitable that these two interests would eventually

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