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Topic: 11 Progress Shots of Barrred Owl Painting  (Read 887 times)
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« on: June 24, 2013 05:42:42 PM »

My hubby thought I should take pics of one of my paintings at each step to document the process.  I thought it was  kind of a neat idea, so I forced myself to let paint dry (urgh) and scan my work at intervals through completion of my recent painting of a barred owl. The background is done with a wax-resist technique. I alternated layers of wax and paint (acrylic) until I got the final background colour, then scraped up all the wax.  I then painted the tree and owl on top of the background.  Here it is in 11 pics.

A low res scan (sorry  Embarrassed) of the finished painting:

Bigger pics and more (long-winded ?!?  Undecided) verbage here: http://artisan82.blogspot.ca/2013/06/bragity-brag-brag-owl-alighting-one.html

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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2013 06:46:53 PM »

Oh wow, this is stunning! I love everything about it  Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2013 10:10:59 AM »

The progress shots are way cool, thank you for sharing your process!  The final piece is so different from where you started, gorgeous painting Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2013 09:09:10 AM »

It is so amazing how it all comes together.  Beautiful painting and I LOVE owls, they are such cool creatures

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