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Eagle Coffee Mug featuring the painting Taking Flight  by Joel Smith

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Taking Flight Coffee Mug

Joel Smith

by Joel Smith



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R(7) G(7) B(5)

Product Details

Our ceramic coffee mugs are available in two sizes: 11 oz. and 15 oz. Each mug is dishwasher and microwave safe.

Design Details

This bald eagle adult is captured at the moment it deploys its wings for launching from the evergreen branches where it is perched. I watched this... more


11 oz.

Ships Within

5 - 7 business days

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Taking Flight   Painting by Joel Smith


Taking Flight Canvas Print

Canvas Print

Taking Flight Framed Print

Framed Print

Taking Flight Art Print

Art Print

Taking Flight Poster


Taking Flight Metal Print

Metal Print

Taking Flight Acrylic Print

Acrylic Print

Taking Flight Wood Print

Wood Print

Taking Flight Greeting Card

Greeting Card

Taking Flight iPhone Case

iPhone Case

Taking Flight Throw Pillow

Throw Pillow

Taking Flight Duvet Cover

Duvet Cover

Taking Flight Shower Curtain

Shower Curtain

Taking Flight Tote Bag

Tote Bag

Taking Flight Round Beach Towel

Round Beach Towel

Taking Flight Zip Pouch

Zip Pouch

Taking Flight Beach Towel

Beach Towel

Taking Flight Weekender Tote Bag

Weekender Tote Bag

Taking Flight Portable Battery Charger

Portable Battery Charger

Taking Flight Bath Towel

Bath Towel

Taking Flight T-Shirt


Taking Flight Coffee Mug

Coffee Mug

Taking Flight Yoga Mat

Yoga Mat

Taking Flight Spiral Notebook

Spiral Notebook

Taking Flight Fleece Blanket

Fleece Blanket

Taking Flight Tapestry


Coffee Mug Tags

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Painting Tags

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Artist's Description

This bald eagle adult is captured at the moment it deploys its wings for launching from the evergreen branches where it is perched. I watched this bird in Juneau, Alaska hop among these branches for ten minutes before it eventually took flight. I had made it to a craggy perch high above the Gastineau Channel and found myself at eye level with this eagle when I reached the top.

About Joel Smith

Joel Smith

Long ago when I was in high school, two passions began to wrestle for dominance inside me, the world of science and the world of art. In particular I was drawn to biology and oil painting at the same time. I struggled to merge these conflicting realities of facts and emotions, trying to determine which should prevail in my life. After many decades of internal "war," the best I've been able to do is merge a career as a field biologist with habitat engineering, and also pursue painting as a pastime. I'm happy to report that some time ago I found the secrets to resolving my early conflicts between art and science. I am forever grateful for having the privilege of devoting myself to the arts, sciences and humanities in the way I did, for...