The Night Owl


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The Night Owl, oil on canvas, 16"x16".  Sold.

This is a painting that I've been working on and off for the past few weeks.  Something about it wasn't working for the longest time.  I had a bird's nest in there at one point, a bird, a book, and possibly even a monkey too.  Nothing was quite connecting until I figured that it just needed a snail and my favourite owl figurine.  That seemed to pull it together.  I find that sometimes when a painting isn't working, it's best to set it aside for a while and eventually revisit it when you've calmed down from the rage and frustration that it has unleashed.  Boy, I think there may be some residual rage there.  Time now for some 'French Tea'.

9 Responses to “The Night Owl”

  1. Another lovely work, Janet. I am a great admirer of your paintings. They create their own unique world.

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  2. Oh I love this painting! Its beautiful Janet. How is it that I head to etsy the minute the blog post hit my email and it had sold already!!!!!!! 🙁

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