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Sun owl by GreenLadyMonster Sun owl by GreenLadyMonster
Another piece I did in the style I used for this: [link]

Birthday present for my mom. She liked how I did "No More Black And White" so much, she attempted to brow-beat me into giving it to her. I didn't relent though, but I did promise I'd do her one for her upcoming birthday. Instead of the same sort of subject though, I made an owl, specifically a Barn Owl, since she adores them. I also colored it in warmer colors because she's a total summer person (she hates the winter) and she loves warm colors. Of all the birds I've done throughout my life (a lot), this is the first owl I've ever done. I need to do more! I love them! Owl, owl owl owl OWL.

I outdid myself with this one, and I daresay its better than the first iteration of this style. I'm thinking I might end up doing a series of these sorts of pictures, what do you think?

Its a photo because, just like the first, its too big to scan. Sorry that the colors are a bit washed out, but yeah.

Uniball pen and Prisma markers. My wrist hurts because of this!
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librarian-from-hell Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
Great work. Love the colouring.
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moka50120 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
nice work ^^
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CheshireDivine Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
I absolutely love this! It makes me reconsider the design for my owl tattoo!

Would it be too much to ask if you could help design my owl tattoo?
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GreenLadyMonster Featured By Owner May 29, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you kindly! I could only ever imagine detail like that to work for a full blown back tattoo, lol. I full intend to make something like this for me as a tattoo, but as a raven.

I generally only take commissions for that sort of thing, but if you're interested feel free to send me a note and we can iron out details.
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RebukedPariah Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2010
THIS! is amaznig.
I love it, wow it's great:D
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Pellimore Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010
Wow, very interesting idea. Cool style.
And I agree, you need to do more owls. Owl, owl owl owl OWL. xD
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Lynafleder Featured By Owner May 10, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're so good at colouring fur AND feathers! O,o Great composition too; the silhouette-ish plant-thingies in the corners make it look strikingly mosaic-like, I lurv it! 8D

/Lyn :> (Oh my, sorry for spamming your inbox XD)
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GreenLadyMonster Featured By Owner May 10, 2010   Traditional Artist
I was indeed trying to go for a mosaic feel, with a bit of stained glass thrown in. Somehow, pine needles done in a more abstract way related more.

By all means, don't worry about spam, lol. Its once in a blue moon that I get good comments on any of my work, let alone three well-thought out ones. So spam away!
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whisperinghearts Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
This style is positively beautiful and intricate. The combination of almost stained-glass wings with the natural animal is spectacular and original!
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GreenLadyMonster Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009   Traditional Artist
Humble thank-yous for the comment. My wrist was definitely aching by the time I was done inking this piece!
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