Monthly Archives: April 2018

Hook, Line, and… Ice Auger

Those are what you need to go ice fishing. As well as a coat, gloves, snow boots, warm pants, a bucket, and probably many more things. To be honest I have never gone ice fishing, I have wanted to, but just haven’t gone. Many of my friends as well as some family members have...

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Getting My Ducks in a Row

These last two saws (grouse and this one) have taken longer than they should have. Maybe I got rusty during the long breaks between paintings or maybe it’s the topic I’m painting. I wasn’t familiar with grouse and dogs are not something I paint too often. Still, they took longer than I thought they...

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My Ruffled Feathers

I am sorry for any avid hunters out there for this confession… until this saw I did not know of or had ever seen a grouse before. Apparently they used to be a large population in the area I grew up, but are gone now? My father and some of this friend have grouse...

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Green Acres, It’s the Place to Be…

…If you want to go turkey hunting. At least in this case. I am not sure why I picked this one next. Turkeys are time consuming. Of the completed backgrounds, in order of less to most difficult (animal wise), it should have gone deer, geese, ducks, then turkeys. I skipped the ducks for whatever...

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The Ice Was Thin

Minnesota is known for its lakes and around where I live it is definitely no different. There is at least five within a mile of me. I bring this up because this saw was inspired by a scene I saw when driving from my place to the store. This winter it has snowed and...

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