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Great Horned Owl
A great horned owl peers from amongst the white oak foliage - perhaps getting ready to settle down to rest after a night's hunting. My thanks to Jennie Norris for the reference photograph of the owl. Widely distributed in the Americas, the Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) is also known as the tiger owl or hoot owl. It is the second heaviest owl in North America, after the snowy owl, and its well-camouflaged plumage varies considerably across its range. The large, powerful talons are capable of exerting 300 pounds of pressure per square inch. Those tufts of feathers that give rise to the species' name are thought to be used to give visual cues when interacting with other owls. This original pencil drawing by Elaine Jones was made with Faber Castell Polychromos, Caran d'Ache Pablo and Luminance pencils on Clairefontaine Pastelmat paper. Image measures approximately 37cm x 29cm, unframed.
Silence is Golden
An original acrylic watercolour of a naked lady kneeling painted from behind; silent and contemplating. Her long golden hair tumbling over her right shoulder. Signed by the artist: D Shawcross. Framed and ready to hang. Frame:25mm wide cushion shaped silver coloured picture frame moulding. Made from real pine wood with a distressed/leaf finish and acrylic safety glazing. Single ivory mount 55mm diameter.
My thanks to Isabel Morelli for the reference photograph. "Don't ruffle my feathers"! one blue and yellow macaw seems to be saying to the other in this pencil painting by Elaine Jones. The blue and yellow, or blue and gold macaw, ara ararauna, is native to tropical South American woodland and can grow to 30-34 inches and a weight of 2 or 3 pounds. These large, long-lived members of the parrot family are widespread in much of South America and are popular as pets because of their brilliant plumage, intelligence and ability to talk. In the wild they nest in dead palm trees and pairs usually mate for life, often reaching an age of 30-35 years. This original pencil painting is presented in a cream mount/matte ready for framing. (Image size approx. 29cm x 21cm" - external size 35cm x 28cm)
This is an original graphite pencil drawing of Dudley....a ginger cat. It was a commission for a client. If you are interested in commissioning a pet (or Human) portrait, please feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements on a no-obligation basis. I also have Gift Vouchers (of various amounts) available for sale....ideal for a unique Christmas present or birthday gift.... please contact me if you are interested in purchasing one.
Ni'Ko - Husky x Malamute puppy
This is an original pencil portrait drawing by Scottish artist Ros Callander. It is drawn from a photograph of a little 6 week old Husky x Malamute puppy who's name is Ni'Ko (meaning "Defender of the Children"). This was a commissioned drawing and is now sold. However if you would like to commission a drawing of your pet/animal/child/adult, please do contact me to discuss.