Author Archives: Terry J. Woodall

Where on Earth?!

“Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans…” John Lennon, 1980. The hotel was a modest affair, small lobby, small rooms, but always busy, and crowded at peak hours.  Set in a long line of … Continue reading

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What on Earth?!

While being in a state of “sick” for most of the month of February, I created this drawing. The vulture is a 100% natural spalted/pigment image from the grain of a Myrtlewood tree, super imposed into the pencil drawing.

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Where on Earth?! Sian Ka’an Biosphere

With a sweeping gesture that seemed to encompass all the sky that lorded above the reaches of the lagoon, the boatman blurted out “the land where the sky was born!”  Since he was mostly busy with navigating narrow channels of … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?!? Madrid, Spain

Sometimes there’s all good, sometimes there’s all bad, and sometimes it’s good and bad.  I was elated at being selected for a “Wildlife Artist of the Year” finalist, which included showing my work at the exhibit in the Mall Galleries, … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Segovia and Madrid, Spain; Brockway, Oregon

I remember, I remember; a heady spring day when the pasture grass climaxed in the balmy air and the stout oaks cast their shadows over rolling hills.  A quiet country road meandered through these hills which my Spanish brother Jose … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Pinnacles of Central California

At a very early hour in the rosy ambience of a half- moon dawn, I found myself alone on an empty highway and watched as the rising sun cast shadows over corrugated hills that had felt those first rays of … Continue reading

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Carved Eagles Dedication Ceremony

The Fallbrook Art Center recently concluded its landmark 25th annual “Reflections of Nature” wildlife art exhibition and combined the art show with a sculpture dedication ceremony in their nature conservancy sculpture garden.  A special dedication of a Terry Woodall sculpture … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Southern France

“My work had sold, mission accomplished, I could start for home at the end of the night.   But there were still a few things that I must do….”   continuing from previous story; The sharp, conical peaks appeared like upside down … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! London

On the longest day of the year, when the sun kept its northerly sweep across the horizon unchanged, the window seat at forty thousand feet fronted a blazing sky scape.  Greenland ice bergs dotted the sea far below as that … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! These Birds Can Fly

  Bronze editions of the driftwood heron pair titled “Matters of the Heart” were recently selected for two international art exhibitions, one in London, England, and one in Qingdao, China. The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation selected “Matters of the Heart” … Continue reading

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