Working with oils wet on wet, the snowy owl was quite a challenge since each feather had dark to light and shading colors. I found it easier to paint each feather individually ----- sooooo many feathers. But as challenging as it was I enjoyed painting them as it was bringing my snowy owl to life.
"Solitude - Snowy Owl"
Close up view of the snowy owl"
Photos of the complete painting in progress:
In my next blog post, I want to discuss photographing your artwork yourself vs. a professional photographer, so please check back soon. Also, feel free to leave any comments or questions.
The Wildlife and Nature Art of Johanna Lerwick. A blog about painting wildlife and nature. Topics including painting in progress, oil paintings, art prints, art licensing and painting techniques.