Instructional Videos

This page includes the various YouTube Playlists offered by Laurie J. McNeil and Lori Corbett, documenting, instructing, and demonstrating techniques for wildfowl sculpture and decoy carving.

[Currently In-progress Project]

Laurie hand paints a Common Loon Smoothie in Oils (9 Videos approximately 5 1/2 hours, so far)

[Completed Projects]

Laurie hand paints an Oldsquaw (Long-tailed Duck) Drake in DecoArt Traditions Acrylics paint from start to finish (44 Videos approximately 44 Hours)

Laurie demonstrates the texturing, wood burning, and painting in oils a Redhead Drake Head Study (46 Videos approximately 13 hours)

Laurie demonstrates carving, texturing, burning and painting a Blue-winged Teal Drake Wing Study (9 Videos approximately 2 hours)

A compilation of various projects showing custom fitting glass eyes and permanent setting of glass eyes in wildfowl carvings and decoy carvings (6 Videos approximately 1 1/2 hours)

Laurie carves and paints a Short-eared Owl Palm Frond with DecoArt Traditions Acrylic Paint. (4 Videos approximately 45 minutes)

Laurie demonstrates the texturing of a Mallard Drake head using a tapered cylinder Arkansas stone bit. (4 Videos approximately 1 1/2 hours)

Laurie carves and paints two different poses of a Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker Decoy (3 Videos approximately 1 hour)