It is not a strange title really. My little wild garden has changed enormously since its original inception when we had myriad visiting animals and birds, as well as hubbie’s vegetable patch beyond. There was also a beautiful privet hedge along the bottom, which, along with mature ash trees, was supposed to be protected from […]Read More
1514: Barn Owls Portrait—Tear it, Tidy it, or Tuck it away?
I have just left off painting because I was not happy with progress. I do hope I have not mucked it up (have not done that for a while). But after all the hard work and effort, it is so annoying when it starts to go wrong. My heart is on my sleeve, so I […]Read More
1514 More Progress on the Barn Owls
I am thoroughly enjoying painting my barn owls portrait. It is going well and I hope to complete it soon. Here are the latest progress pictures. And here are links to previous updates about the painting:Update 2Update 1Read More
1514: Another old drawing gets some paint!
In 2015 I had the good fortune to visit a friend who had two licensed barn owls, which he keeps in a large aviary. He was very kind and let me sit in the aviary with the owls for a few hours so that I could study their movements, make sketches and take lots (600) […]Read More