Blog Posts - Great Blue Heron

Speed Painting Great Blue Heron oil painting - Time Lapse Demo by Lachri

Today I'm demonstrating an oil painting of a great blue heron and fish using glazing techniques and starting with a monochrome painting. I painted this guy using the glazing techniques that I showed you on this video
by Basic Painting Tips on Jul 3, 2015

Thought for the Day

Do not let what you cannot dointerfere with what you can do.- John Wooden ...
by A Little Piece of Me on Jul 15, 2014

No One Here But Us Trees

© Misty DawnSLinking withCamera-Crittersthe BIRD D'potSaturday's Critters...
by My Dogs Keep Me Sane on Jun 21, 2014

Shorebirds on the Alabama Gulf Coast

Coastal Alabama is a birdwatcher’s paradise. There are tons of different species to spot and catalog. Avid birdwatchers flock to the area because it is home to such a wide variety of avians. Shorebird identification for some of the most common s...
by Billco's Outdoors on May 16, 2014

The Great Blue Heron

No bird is more regal than the great blue heron. These are large wading birds which are found in wetlands and near open water. Their territory runs over a majority of North and Central America, the Galapagos Islands, and the West Indies. This bird...
by Billco's Outdoors on Apr 12, 2014

Why Not?

Yesterday was beautiful, bright blue skies, warm temps, and hardly any wind, so we decided we should take advantage of this gift and go out in the kayaks at least one more time before old man winter shows up for good.Mr. Tide was the driver, and I wa...
by Low Tide High Style on Nov 3, 2013

All Things Winged

This weekend was a beauty, a true indian summer weekend, with warm temps and sunny skies!  We were also having unseasonably high tides due to the wind, so Mr. Tide offered to paddle me around in the tandem kayak so that I could rest my shoulders...
by Low Tide High Style on Oct 7, 2013

Sacred Idleness

Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness.  ~ George MacDonaldI truly believe this quote!  Life always seems to be so hurried.Quiet Time, Time with Nature, Time with our Creator, Time with those sweet birds I lov...
by A Little Piece of Me on Sep 25, 2013

Wings Over Water

© Misty DawnSLinking with Wild Bird Wednesday...
by My Dogs Keep Me Sane on Sep 24, 2013

Great Blue Heron Takes Off

Everybody has to start somewhere. You have your whole future ahead of you. Perfection doesn't happen right away. ― Haruki MurakamiIzaak Walton Park - Christiansburg, VirginiaSharing with Wild Bird WednesdaySharing with Thursday Favorite Things...
by A Little Piece of Me on Sep 12, 2013

Waiting For You At The End

Somehow difficulties are easier to endure when you know your dream is waiting for you at the end.~ Lisa MangumGreat Blue Heron in flight over Lake Crabtree  - North CarolinaAs they glide - their wings almost touch the water.
by A Little Piece of Me on Jul 29, 2013

Great Blue Heron in Profile

Give up being right. Instead radiate peace, harmony, love, and laughter from your heart.~  Deepak ChopraGreat Blue Heron - Instagram Filter...
by A Little Piece of Me on Jul 28, 2013

All Work and No Play...

Can I just say that I've been busting my hump cleaning my house for the last few days.  We have company coming, so I've been getting to all of the nooks and crannies that we tend to gloss over when we are just cleaning for ourselves.  I won...
by Low Tide High Style on May 29, 2013

See The Beauty In Every Moment

by A Little Piece of Me on Apr 3, 2013

Great Blue Heron Series - Fishing and Catching

Scouting out a MealDiving into the water I see you!Success!Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.  ~ Jim RohnLinking with Wild Bird Wednesday...
by A Little Piece of Me on Nov 6, 2012

Great Blue Heron Stalks a Dragon

If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.  ~Attributed to Zig ZiglarI watched this Great Blue Heron for over an hour one day.  He kept "snapping" his beak at things..... I realized when I got home and downloaded the shots that...
by A Little Piece of Me on Aug 11, 2012

Great Blue Heron - Catch of the Day

Life is all about timing... the unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable become available, the unattainable... attainable. Have the patience, wait it out It's all about timing. ~ Stacey CharterLinking Up with CAMERA CRITTERS ...
by A Little Piece of Me on Jul 28, 2012

Great Blue Heron - Open Wide

Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement. ....get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; never treat life casually. To be spiritual is to be ama...
by A Little Piece of Me on Jul 21, 2012

Great Blue Heron - Standing in the Sun

The sun lay like a friendly arm across her shoulder. ~Margorie Kinnan Rawlings...
by A Little Piece of Me on Mar 28, 2012

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