Illustrated Owl: Barn, Barred & Great Horned: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Artists, & Woodcarvers by Denny RogersIllustrated Owl: Barn, Barred & Great Horned: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Artists, & Woodcarvers by Denny Rogers

Illustrated Owl: Barn, Barred & Great Horned: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Artists…

byDenny Rogers

Paperback | May 15, 2008

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The ultimate reference guide for bird lovers or artists, this final volume in the Denny Rogers Visual Reference Series presents 200 meticulous and anatomically accurate drawings that capture each magnificent owl from every angle and in multiple poses. Along with comprehensive drawings, you'll find color charts and photographs - both in-flight and still -- to help recreate these formidable night-time hunters down to the stripes, speckles, and streaks of their feathers. Also included are scale-charts for matching your desired dimensions without sacrificing proportion.
Raised in Abraham Lincoln's hometown of Springfield, Illinois, Denny Rogers holds a bachelor's degree in visual communications (with a double major in graphic design and illustration) and a master's degree in product design/ manufacturing from Illinois State University. He has done doctoral work in bronze sculpture and foundry technolo...
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Title:Illustrated Owl: Barn, Barred & Great Horned: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Artists…Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.63 inPublished:May 15, 2008Publisher:FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1565233131

ISBN - 13:9781565233133

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from For the carver or bird watcher the work of a master This work, along with the companion book on the snowy and screech owls is an invaluable reference repository. Paired with Stolz's owl book and a creative urge you should be able to produce a fine owl of your own.
Date published: 2014-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great carving reference I am a wood carver and purchased this as a reference for an owl carving I am working on. It is an amazing reference book for wood carving or any other artistic projects on owls. Very comprehensive with detailed measurements and drawings.
Date published: 2014-03-11

Table of Contents

The Barn Owl ... 1 Barn Owl Facts ... 2 Drawings ... 4 Measurements ... 4-9,18,20-21,26-27 Feathers ... 10-11,23-25 Color Specifications ... 12-13 Glide Patterns ... 14-17 Anatomy ... 19-20,22 Poses ... 28-66 Reference ... 67 Color Charts ... 68-74 Gallery ... 75-79 Reference Photographs ... 80-81 The Barred Owl ... 83 Barred Owl Facts... 84 Drawings ... 86 Measurements ... 86-87, 89-91,112-113 Anatomy ... 88,100-101,114 Feathers ... 92-93,102-11 Color Specifications ... 94-95 Glide Patterns ... 96-99 Poses ... 115-149 Reference ... 150 Color Charts ... 151-156 Gallery ... 157-161 Reference Photographs ... 162-165 The Great Horned Owl ... 167 Great Horned Owl Facts ... 168 Drawings ... 170 Measurement ... 170-175,184,187,190,194-195 Feathers ... 176-177,191 Dolor Specifications ... 178-179 Glide Patterns ... 180-183 Anatomy ... 185-186,188-189,192-193 Poses ... 196-212 Reference ... 213 Color Charts ... 214-220 Gallery ... 221-226 Reference Photographs ... 227-231 The Science of Flight ... 232-237 Listing of Featured Artists and Contributors ... 238

Editorial Reviews

"A welcome and much needed addition to any wildfowl reference library. The information provided in this book will be a big help to anyone interested in improving their understanding of birds of prey and the subtle, and sometimes not so subtle, physical traits that make them unique." --Floyd Scholz, The Vermont Raptor Academy