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Tawny owl chick study

I went back to the park today hoping to spot the owlets and paint them in watercolour if possible.Three of them moved to the forest with their parents hidden in the foliage, but this one showed himself pretty well.It was cold and windy and I decided to make a b& w study and I didn`t regret it. Has been sketched using various fineliners

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Jeremy Pearse hat gesagt…
Wonderful studies of these owls - love how you have perfectly captured the softness of the feathers but still retain the shape and structure of these young birds. They may be soft and fluffy but are still obviously predators - great work!

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