Biene’s Eagles

Wednesday’s Photos

Last week I presented a few of Biene’s owls which she had painted on rocks. Another common bird, which had made a spectacular come-back in our area in the last fifty years, is the bald eagle. No wonder that my wife has chosen this majestic bird of prey for her artwork. She paints mostly in the summer in a quiet corner at our local campsite surrounded by all the natural wonders. Lately, to overcome the depressing often grey winter months, she has taken up new projects of rock paintings in her studio located in our backyard. Responding to your encouraging comments on last week’s post, she is returning to her artistic activities she loves so dearly. Enjoy.



  1. Robert Parker · January 29, 2020

    I see bald eagles catching fish every summer, in the Montezuma wildlife refuge, and carrying them to their nests, big heaps of sticks, which are built on top of metal transmission towers, kind of an odd sight.
    These paintings are very well done! They’re majestic creatures, but the artist has also gotten the fierceness.

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    • Peter Klopp · January 29, 2020

      I am so glad the eagles have made a fantastic come-back. Fifty years ago they were at the point of extinction because of the use of DDT.

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  2. Pure Glory · January 29, 2020

    Biene has remarkable talent that makes her painted eagles come alive. Love them! Peter, thank you for sharing.

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    • Peter Klopp · January 29, 2020

      You must have plenty of eagles in Alaska. Thank you, Hazel!

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      • Pure Glory · January 29, 2020

        Yes, Peter, we do have lots of eagles spread out over a large area of Alaska.

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  3. susurrus · January 29, 2020

    It’s interesting how she seems to see the bird in the rock before starting to paint. What a wonderful skill to have!

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  4. Jodi · January 29, 2020

    O M G!!! These are GORGEOUS!!!!!! So glad I made some time to visit!!!


  5. Amy · January 29, 2020

    Just awesome!! I am so glad we have given her the motivation to keep creating these wonderful art works. She is truly so talented.

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  6. GP Cox · January 29, 2020

    Now that is just fantastic, Peter!!

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  7. Ulli · January 29, 2020

    Deine Frau ist eine großartige Künstlerin! Ich bin heute genauso begeistert, wie schon letzten Mittwoch. Ich habe während der Woche immer mal wieder an die Eulen gedacht und mich gefragt, ob wir nicht tauschen sollen, ein Eulenstein gegen ein Eulenbild von mir?! Lieber Peter, frage deine Frau doch einmal und dann schauen wir ob und wie wir zueinander kommen. Okay?!
    Herzliche Grüße

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  8. Stella, oh, Stella · January 29, 2020

    The eagles are just as amazing as the owls. Again, the eyes make them come alive. Biene is really gifted!

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    • Peter Klopp · January 29, 2020

      Birgit, you confirm with your kind comment that the eyes are the most important part of the face ( human or animal).

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  9. Svet Pavlovsky · January 29, 2020

    Truly amazing!


  10. shoreacres · January 29, 2020

    My favorite among these is the third. I like the way the eagle’s head, turned to the right, seems to balance the flow of the rock to the left. Just this past weekend, a family at a local nature preserve was ecstatic; they had seen a bald eagle! I didn’t get to see that bird, but being able to see Bienes’ eagles helps to make up for that.

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  11. · January 29, 2020

    Bravo Biene, you a truly talented artist. What my eye was drawn to first, were the eyes of the eagles, and than how you chose the shape of the rock according how you positioned the eagles face. What paints to you use, is that charcoal or any other interesting material? Thank you Peter for bringing Biene’s talent alive through this post here.

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    • Peter Klopp · February 2, 2020

      Thank you! I am so glad Biene is spending time again at the art of rock painting in her studio in our backyard.

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  12. arv! · January 30, 2020

    She is a talented artist. This is the first time I have come across an artist using stone as a medium of art. May her talent and fame soar.

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  14. Ann Coleman · January 31, 2020

    Those are very good! She captured their majesty perfectly!

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  15. Steve Schwartzman · February 1, 2020

    In the second picture I like the eye-catching round eye inside the overall ellipse of the stone.

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  16. Anonymous · February 4, 2020

    Wunderbar einfach klasse danke ich freue mich immer wenn Neuigkeiten Bilder u schöne Geschichten von euch kommen…keep it up greeting Helmuth

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    • Peter Klopp · February 5, 2020

      Ah, lieber Helmuth, du hast mir mit deinem lieben Kommentar eine große Freude bereitet. Meine Frau hat sich durch die vielen Kommentare ermuntern lassen und hat die Steinmalerei in ihrem Studio wieder aufgenommen. Herzlichen Dank!


  17. kopfundgestalt · February 10, 2020

    Sie sind sehr gelungen, chapeau!

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  18. mvschulze · February 11, 2020

    Biene is wonderfully talented. I love these images so well mated to the stones. M 🙂

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  19. Ankur Mithal · February 16, 2020

    Outstanding art! Equally glad to hear that the bald eagle is making a comeback.

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  21. Deeksha Pathak · January 13

    Indeed Biene is very talented . I hope she has made her paintings part of exhibitions. With light and sound effect these painted stones would come alive.

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