Category: owl

Great Horned Owl Watercolor

I’ve always wanted to see an owl in the wild while hiking. The natural way…not with a local bird group nor some Audubon field-trip, but surprisingly caught off guard while walking through the woods. For years, I’ve prayed for it. Then it happened. And… Continue Reading “Great Horned Owl Watercolor”

Owl Pellet Sketch

Finally!!!! I FOUND them!!! Owl pellets. After years of knowing what to look for and searching diligently, I got them! Whoooo Hoooooo! Yessssssss. Owl pellets are regurgitated fur and bones. Owls cannot digest them. It’s really not gross at all. If you have a cat, it’s… Continue Reading “Owl Pellet Sketch”

$30 Original Fine Art – Owl Eyes Drawing

Owl Eyes – graphite, conte, charcoal on gray paper Times are tough, but that doesn’t mean you can’t afford original fine art! I’m going to do a series of small original pieces that the everyday person can collect. Art and music seem to suffer the… Continue Reading “$30 Original Fine Art – Owl Eyes Drawing”

Sketch Class Results Feb 2011

02-26-2011 28°F Light snow, no wind We first hike the Black Oak Trail, to get our blood pumping and connect with nature. The heavy odor of burnt firewood hangs in the air. I do not know where the smell originates. Fresh snow makes identifying animal tracks a… Continue Reading “Sketch Class Results Feb 2011”

Hike and Sketch at Bartel Grasslands

I heard through the Illinois Birding List, that if you visit the Bartel Grasslands after 3pm, your chances of seeing a short-eared owl over the field this time of year is pretty high. Well, that’s all I needed! So yesterday I jumped in the… Continue Reading “Hike and Sketch at Bartel Grasslands”