Acrylic sketch on A5 canvas board, painted in around an hour or so.
An abstract barn owl (tyto alba – a cool as fuck Latin name). The last sketch from a series of four, the same series of experiments as the previous tawny, short-eared and little owls.
If you ask me, the barn owl is a very strong contender for most goth/metal bird. Hear me out. They hang out at night in and around abandoned buildings, dressed like a cross between the spirits of the restless dead and aliens, screaming like someone (or something) being brutally murdered and scaring the shit out of people. Ravens, eat your hearts out.