Moonlight Owl

For a long time, I thought of painting a Tawny Owl, but couldn’t come up with a suitable mood for the piece. Nothing felt right. That is, until I managed to capture a sense of its dark, liquid eyes. Once I’d perfected that (a process that was harder than you might think), then everything else fell into place to transform a Tawny Owl into a ‘MOONLIGHT OWL’.

There’s so much going on in this atmospheric picture. From the wisps of colour for its feathers, to the ghosted tree in the background, this elegant, sensual work delights in giving up its secrets to those willing to pay close scrutiny…

  • Prints

    Choose from EITHER 240GSM White Matte Stock  OR Superb 300GSM Acid-Free, Fine-Art paper, Ready-Mounted & Signed  OR Luxurious Hahnemuhle Cotton Canvas; UnStretched, Signed & Printed strictly-to-order. Frames shown for illustrative purposes only.

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