5 x 7 Canvas panel in Acrylic
This little panel took me a while, but so worth it! I find that I really enjoy painting owls. I think it’s the eyes that I love painting….yep…its the eyes in any subject that I love and in any medium and these stare a hole right through, lol
And I have some exciting news!!!!
I have been invited to submit this owl in the Miniatures and Small Works by Tidewater Artists show at Charles H. Taylor Arts Center. I am really excited and I really don’t know what to expect, but come December I will be there 🙂
On a side note:
The palette from this POST worked like a charm. The paint remained wet for the entire painting process!!!! It is so worth the money! But I do have a little warning: Do not shake the palette or the paint colors will run in to each other, lol
Happy Halloween and have a great…but safe week!
Be Well and Happy!
Graphite on Bristol Smooth, photo from Wet Canvas
This has been one crazy year. It’s been scary, difficult, awesome and life changing. Starting a career in your late 40’s is pretty daggone daunting (especially after being a house mouse for the last 10 years). But I’m getting the hang of being out there again, and I am meeting some great people. The downside of all this that I have been M.I.A. on my blog and art in general.
I am hoping to get on some kind a schedule. I am at a point where my life is running me and I am not running my life. But there are people that work full time and still manage to find time for art and blogging. And I will be one of them…eventually. I guess in a nutshell, I just wanted you to know that I am not giving up my blog and I haven’t quit drawing or painting.
Now on with the drawing, This thing was a beast to draw and I thought about throwing it away a hundred times. If you draw and paint, you know about the ugly stages and how you are suppose to work through those ugly stages. But I was so frustrated. Those ugly stages were fighting and clawing and just didn’t want to leave. Even though the photo quality isn’t that great, in real life this is one of my better pieces and I am so glad that I didn’t give up.
So, How long are you willing to work through the ugly stages?
Be Well and Happy!