Thursday, 5 July 2012

Avian Faces Series, #3 - the Boobook Owl


I'm glad I was able to gather enough material to work on another Avian Faces Series painting dedicated to an owl, the Boobook Owl, Ninox Novaeseelandiae. I see owls' faces as some of the most expressive in the avian world and the four represented here are only a few among the wide subtle range I could see.




In this post, I would also like to share the interview that Jenica Smith released on her website.


Also, for those who are interested in buying prints, at last, after the originals I sold, I have selected 8 paintings which are now being scanned and will soon become prints. I'm planning to open my Etzy shop within next week, finger crossed!

All the best
M

10 comments:

  1. Hi, Matteo,
    Very lovely and sensitive! (Owls can teach me how to wink) You've got to tell us how to make masterpieces everytime!
    Cheers,Sadami

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  2. J'aime cette belle série... Vos aquarelles sont pleines de fraîcheur.

    Gros bisous.

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  3. Matteo, these are brilliant! I would never have thought to see such expressions with birds, but why not! Truly beautifully done.

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  4. Marvelous work and the expressions on the faces, marvelous. Really brilliant art.
    Lovely greet
    Marja
    (marjascreativity)

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  5. This is so beautiful and so adorable, Matteo!
    I just love how you painted it.

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  6. Your owl studies are charming and quite lovely. I'll keep an eye out for your new Etsy shop - best of luck with it. I'm sure you'll do very well. :)

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  7. Thank you very very much everybody.

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  8. wonderful owl studies, I recently painted an eagle owl - nowhere near as good as yours! they have such amazing eyes - it's good to see you start with the eyes - straight to the soul of the painting!

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  9. Thank you Sharon, it's very nice of you.

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