A boldly colorful owl perches fancifully against a loose blue and white background. The vibrant rainbow of colors and patterns suggest this painting as a perfect addition to a child's room, nursery, kitchen, bathroom or anywhere you can appreciate a light-hearted and whimsical element.
With this piece, I wanted to see how far I could push the outrageous colors and still have a recognizable and expressive creature. I really enjoyed the experiment and the outcome. I'll definitely try something like this again.
Owls are among my favorite subjects, and truthfully I can't exactly say why. But they fascinate me with their mysterious appearance, nocturnal activity and long history as a symbol in word mythology and culture.
Owls are a group of birds that belong to the order Strigiformes, constituting 200 extant bird of prey species. Most are solitary and nocturnal, with some exceptions (e.g., the Northern Hawk Owl). Owls hunt mostly small mammals, insects, and other birds, al...