Monday, November 29, 2010

Day 29 (30 in 30 for 30)

"Snow Owl"  8x10  mixed media on canvas
available here

Last week my friend Nelly had an interesting post about a workshop she took with Flora Bowley.  Her post reminded me of this very cool video of Jesse Reno painting.

Today's painting is inspired by (and very loosely based on) their techniques.  I played with paint to create a background, then started covering up sections of it leaving my owl image behind.  I continued to work with more paint, prismacolor pencils, and a white gel pen.

It's hard to believe, but there is only one day left of AEDM... be sure to stop by the Creative Every Day blog to see what else was created for day 29!


  1. two of my favorite things, the color blue and owls! love it!

  2. dreamy, Kristin. Really. wow, 29 paintings! that's awesome. I love your new blog header, too! it showcases your amazing talent! xxoo

  3. congratulations! your contributions have been great to watch. truly inspiring and I love this Snow Owl. thanks for the link to the video.

  4. This owl is pulling me have done for 30 days and I am so proud of you! Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

  5. Beautiful Snow Owl!! You are an amazing owl creator Kristin!
    (Owl Mama?)
    (Owl Mistress?)
    (Owl Artiste definitely!!!)

    Hope these owls haunt the owl lovers out there until they pick these bargains up at your etsy shop!

    (Collage tomorrow. You too?)

  6. Lovely owl, like your new blog topper! Can't believe tomm. is the last day of AEDM!

  7. Your owl definitely suits our outside temps at the moment. Fantastic painting. Yup I can't believe 30 days is almost over.

  8. Hi Kristin, Your owls are superb! I scrolled back a few and like your variations on a theme! This one is particularly wonderful. I like the design and I like the feel of the white over the blue. Fun!

  9. I don't know how I missed this one! Very cool owl. I really liked these series of owls. I can see the Jesse/Flora influences in the background. Also, forgot to mention that I love the new blog banner!


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