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This is how my first serious painting looks like and I chose to paint an owl. That was like 6 years ago I think :D Very few had seen this. When I was painting this, I was thinking “If I were an owl, I would be able to hear the sweet whispers of lovers in the park.”…yep, in case you are wondering, those are sound waves, owls have such fantastic hearing that’s simply amazing!! I always treasure the beginner’s spirit and I kept reminding myself not to lose it….because once you become used to something, it loses that magic, It is now nicely framed and hanging in the most intimate part of my apartment. For those of you who may be curious to see how my owls look like now, you can check them out at my udonchow gallery here in RB :D

Comments

  • RLHall
    RLHallover 6 years ago

    So cute, love the eyes!

  • Thank you!! Now my owl paintings have heavy eyelids :D

    – smile4me

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainover 6 years ago

    So lovely and so very special Ellen. i love the rapt expression on her face as she is listening to the lover’s in the park

  • Yes indeed this piece is very special to me, though she may not look as vibrant or as polished compared to my current owls, she’s still awesome in my eyes…yes, I’m very sentimental :D

    – smile4me

  • jdmphotography
    jdmphotographyover 6 years ago

    That is so cool very nice work indeed love the eyes too ! ……………….. (-;

  • Awww…thank you so much for your kind words :D

    – smile4me

  • Sensiworld
    Sensiworldover 6 years ago

    Beautiful work !

  • Thank you Sylvia, she’s the mother of all my other owls! :D

    – smile4me

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 6 years ago

    Aww sweet Ellen it’s absolutely magical … such a happy lil’ owl….;} Val hugzz

  • Thanks Val! The first one always has much a special place in the heart…and the experience of painting the first owl was truly magical…it’s like you know you are giving birth to something that’s really one of a kind :D

    – smile4me

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 6 years ago

    This is so good!!! The colors are terrific and love those big green eyes!!!

  • Thank you for such great compliments on my first owl painting, so so appreciate it my friend! :D

    – smile4me

  • coffeetea
    coffeeteaover 6 years ago

    coool !

  • Thanks Susan! It was a beautiful experience painting her :D

    – smile4me

  • Monjii
    Monjiiover 6 years ago

    First of many…. it’s truley lovely :) well done u

  • Aww…that’s sweet of you,Monjii! Thanks!!

    – smile4me

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 6 years ago
  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 6 years ago

    Sorry! I’m just trying to get the url transfer thing to work for me!

  • No prob, try adding 1 exclamation mark infront of the url and another one behind the url, no spaces needed :D

    – smile4me

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