This is the lamp I started with.
This is the lamp I wanted to recreate from the Do It Yourself mag (BH&G) Summer 09 issue. They did not provide instructions, so I figured it out myself, and share them here.
I went looking for a shade that was not tapered. I know it's super hard to tape on a cone shaped surface, but this was the best I could find..... slightly tapered.
I cut painters tape... (would have prefered masking tape, but I seem to have lost my roll) into thirds and used the two straight edges, discarded the middle piece. Then I used glue to paint over the two tape edges where I would be painting my stripe. This prevents the paint from leaking underneath the edge of the tape. ;)
Then I made this page of birds in photoshop from some photos I took last summer by the lake in my valley. I tried to create a file that could be right clicked and saved if you wanted to do this project... It may not have good enough resolution (I didn't save it for web), but you're welcome to try!