I wanted to capture a rugged guy who seemed to have a little personality and a personal joke to tell and who winked at you when he talked cause he had something to tell. This caricature got a ribbon at a show so I guess the judges got the drift….
I carved this maiden in full northern plains regalia and bead-work. But, she sure ain’t beautiful, and pretty darned homely and that’s why I am sure she is “still waiting” – even to today!
A male collared lizard lets the world know when he is “flashing for a mate”. The color stands out and captures the eye. Yes, they really are this blue when looking for a female!