Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)

I saw this:


So I did this:

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… which seemed like a reasonable start.

But the instructions got a bit sketchy at that point, so I decided to fill in a few more details:

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(I’ve increased the contrast so you can see what the details are.)

Then I drew a branch for my owl to shelter under:

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That looked reasonably convincing, so I drew the owl’s head…

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… and his chest…

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… and his wing and tail…

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(The paper on the right is to prevent me smudging the branch with my hand.)

And then it was just a case of giving him something to stand on and adding a bit of background detail:



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