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By Amber Veverka The golden-crowned kinglet leans over a sketched-twig perch, his bright eye peering out from the page at his creator, Leigh Anne Carter. Carter, 27, is a scientific illustrator, a member of a storied profession whose practitioners – from famous naturalists such as John James Audubon to modern-day illustrators at the National Geographic […]

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By Craig Paddock A new farm in downtown Matthews is now home to a running wolf and leaping deer – part of a large, moving sculpture that’s the creation of  N.C. State professor Will Hooker and a dozen students in his landscape design class. The bamboo weather vane sculpture at Renfrow Farm – which depicts […]

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By Amber Veverka      School will be out soon and that’s a great time to get outside with kids and gather materials for a few crafts using items from nature. Here are 5 ideas:      1. Pressed-leaf coasters. Gather a few thin leaves. Try fern fronds or English ivy leaves. You also can try blossoms of winter-blooming pansies. Press the […]

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