Aim for the moon

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This is a collaboration between my son Kevin and myself. He cuts the boards and sands them then I paint and design

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My newest work is called Aim for the moon. First I made owls with paint and paper. A Great Horned Owl.

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A Snowy Owl

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A Barn Owl

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A little Saw Whet Owl

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A baby Burrowing Owl

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And an Adult Burrowing Owl

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I added stars and texture on the limbs.

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Leaves and tinted fiber paste on the burrow.

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Took out the letter stamps to add the quote.

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My finished painting…Aim for the moon, if you miss, you may hit a star….w. clement stone. I loved the journey of designing this and deciding with each step what direction the painting will go. It was great fun. My goal is to have fun and I did. Thanks for sharing this with me.

 

Shapes

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Sharing layer one of my owl mixed media painting, just the shapes right now. In front of the moon is a great horned owl, you can just see the shape. Next comes a snow owl, then a barn owl, a sweet little saw whet owl. At the bottom a burrowing owl with the baby in the burrow. Keep checking back for progress, this is really going to be a fun picture to put together! Hope you think it is interesting and as always….thank you for checking in.

Venus

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A couple of weeks ago I went outside to enjoy the pretty sunrise, I just never get tired of them. I wasn’t going to take a picture of this one because it wasn’t unusual but just the usual loveliness. The moon and bright planet Venus in the upper right corner couldn’t be ignored though. The whole package had to be shared for those of you who don’t have time to look at the sky in the morning. Thanks for stopping by.