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Laurie J. McNeil's Bibliography

Here are links to the books and articles Laurie has written and articles which have been written about Laurie.

"International Wildfowl Carvers Association" - Competition 2018
"International Wildfowl Carvers Association" - Competition 2017
"Loon and Chicks" Common Loon and two chicks carved from a single-piece of tupelo - Wildfowl Carving Magazine Work Bench Project

November 2017

  • ISBN-10: 1945550139
  • ISBN-13: 978-1945550133
  • "International Wildfowl Carvers Association" - Competition 2016
    Laurie J. McNeil's Oldsquaw Drake pictured on the cover of Wildfowl Carving Magazine Spring 2016 Long-tailed Duck - "By Any Other Name" - Part 1 of 2 - Carving and painting a one-piece decorative smoothie Oldsquaw Drake Duck - Spring 2016
    Wildfowl Carving Magazine - Winter 2016 Long-tailed Duck - "By Any Other Name" - Part 1 of 2 - Carving and painting a one-piece decorative smoothie Oldsquaw Drake Duck - Winter 2016
    "International Wildfowl Carvers Association" - Competition 2015
    "Madagascar Waltz" - Madagascar Grebe Pair - Feather Carving, Texturing, Woodburning and Painting in Oils - Part 3 of 3 - Spring 2015
    "Madagascar Waltz" - Madagascar Grebe Pair - Power Carving - Part 2 of 3 - Winter 2015
     
    "International Wildfowl Carvers Association" - Competition 2014
    "Madagascar Waltz" - Madagascar Grebe Pair - Patternmaking - Part 1 of 3 - Fall 2014
     
    "Back to the World" Painting a Common Loon - Part 3 of 3 - Winter 2014
     
    "International Wildfowl Carvers Association" - Competition 2013
    "Back to the World" Texturing a Common Loon - Part 2 of 3 - Fall 2013
     
    Summer 2013 cover "Back to the World" Carving a Common Loon - Part 1 of 3 - Summer 2013
     
    "International Wildfowl Carvers Association" - Competition 2012
    Wildfowl Carving Magazine - Winter 2013 cover "Betty's Birds" - Betty Odine and her Wildfowl Sculpture Collection - Winter 2012
     
    Wildfowl Carving Magazine - Summer 2012

    "ACEO Sculptures" - Sculpting a 2.5" x 3.5" x .75" Wildfowl Sculpture  - Summer 2012

     

    Bob Bolle - Award Winning Carver, Colleague, & Friend - Wildfowl Carving Magazine - Summer 2002
     
    "Carving a Palm Frond for the California Open" - Wildfowl Carving Magazine - Summer 1998
    "Setting Eyes for the Future" - Wildfowl Carving Magazine - Fall 1997

    Full Articles published on the Web...

    Palm Frond Carvings - Then & Now
    by Laurie J Gmyrek - IWCA Web Site - Fall 2006

    Using Patterns
    By Laurie J. Gmyrek Published WWWoodCarver E-zine

    Laurie J. Gmyrek, LoonLady
    by Si Seifert WWWoodcarver E-zine February 1998

    The 25th Anniversary California Open Carving Competition
    by Gary Illmanen - Artwork Network February 1998

    Carving a Palm Frond for the California Open
    by Laurie J. Gmyrek - Wildfowl Carving & Collecting Magazine June 1997, revised January 1999

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