A social owl

Another Watercolor Social at Daniel Smith today.  Jodi had suggested applying Incredible (brand) mask * with a small, pointed color shaper *.   I tried it today.  I works quite well and dries fairly quickly… though not a fast as the Molotow Mask *.   I might try decanting a small amount into a tiny container to take on location with me.

The sketch:  this is a Pigmy Owl from my own photo.  I saw him on the Oregon Coast some years ago and was able to get quite close, though the photo was still made with a telephoto lens.

 *     I link to Cheap Joe’s because Daniel Smith doesn’t sell these items on line.  They do have them in the store.

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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4 Responses to A social owl

  1. jodisteele says:

    Enjoyed painting with you!

  2. miatagrrl says:

    Cute owl! I wish DS were a little closer to me. . . this sounds like a fun event (especially in winter when there’s nothing that can be done outdoors). It would be fun to join you guys sometime.

    – Tina

  3. joantav says:

    Nice job on this. I find masking isn’t easy to work with and haven’t tried it outdoors. I think it is great that you have these events to go to.

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