Birds Make the Art

Birds Make the Art

Michele Berger
Published: 02/24/2011

As you're likely well aware, Audubon magazine's namesake, John James Audubon, made paintings of birds to create what's now considered one of the first field guides. Recently, we've come across many beautiful iterations of this theme.

Here are some of those pieces of art, for your viewing pleasure: 

Paper cuttings by Denise Marks
(denisemarksart.com)


"Red-winged blackbirds"

           "Swallows"


                                "Flight"

Illustration by Mark Armstrong (markarmstrongillustration.com)

Hand-blown glass by Kurt Swanson (pinkwaterglass.com)


              "Lunch"

           "Bird talk"

           [All images reprinted with permission from artists]