Author Archives: Terry J. Woodall

What on Earth?!

“Clustering” is the second in a series of drawings in the year of covid-19. The central figures, including the snag, is a 100% natural image taken from the heartwood of a myrtlewood tree. The first drawing can be seen in … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?!

“Silence!”  boomed the commanding voice of the uniformed guard as he lorded over the great hall, a hall packed with modern day pilgrims.  Backed by another equally pompous guard, the non-negotiable official brought the loud commotion to a whimpering standstill … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! New York Sidewalks

“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?! Vulture Alights…

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. What … Continue reading

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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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