Diane Mannion, SOS BARRED OWL, 6x6" oil, plein air
SAVE OUR SEABIRDS, SOS, Day 1
Painted with the Light Chasers at Save Our Seabirds near Mote Marine in Sarasota. This fabulous facility invited us to exhibit and paint on it's gorgeous grounds over the weekend. SOS is responsible for treating and saving over 2000 birds a year!
This barred owl held perfectly still the entire hour I painted him. Loved the way the sun glowed through the enclosure lighting up his face.
Here's my easel set up in front of the cage: