Wednesday, 10 July 2013

European Eagle Owl ACEO in Acrylics

I haven't painted an owl before but I just love the vibrant colour of this owls eye that I just had to paint it.  I tried something different when painting this one - I used the acrylics more like watercolour paints and did a few washes to build up the painting.  Rather pleased how it turned out.

European Eagle Owl measures 3.5 x 2.5 inches and is painting on 300gsm smooth Arches watercolour paper.

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Many thanks to Paul Sherman for the reference photo.