Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Art and Beauty Tuesday--Jeff Ward


Today's painting is Eagle-Owl by Jeff Ward.  I love the painterly style of this piece.  You can see the brush strokes, like feathers, all over this owl.  It's so fluffy, you just want to reach out and touch him.

The whole picture is done in shades of brown, black and white, the background almost an extension of the owl itself.  The feathers seem to be blowing in the cold wind; the owl is fluffing himself up against the cold.

4 comments:

TACParent said...

The background does seem to be an extension of the owl. Nice picture.

Dymphna said...

The owl looks so adorable.

Barbara Schoeneberger said...

The eyes are awesome. They look real.

Dymphna said...

I admit to being distracted by the feathers, but, you're right!

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