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Snowy Owl by CommanderEVE Snowy Owl by CommanderEVE
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One of my favorite Owls, the Snow Owl. This one is a Female Snowy Owl, I think.

I used this Photograph as a referance: [link] It has the most amazing blue eyes. Although their Eyes are always Yellow from what i have seen, so I think that image has been edited.



Programs:
Photoshop CS5 - Touched the image up. :eyes:

Tools:
Graphite Pencils HB to 6B
White Chalk
Charcoal

Size:
597 KB 1000 x 703 pixels, 300 dpi

Time:
About 10 hours over 2 days.

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:iconnarcilepticben:
first off ...I love the eyes...they definitely have depth and a realistic look, the highlights in them are GREAT. I think the edges of the owl could benefit with a more nuanced gradation. You do this on the upper left side of the owls head and it works really well. I like the fact that close up there is more detail to be seen and it becomes fuzzy as you go backward but I'm not sure the transition is a flawless one. all in all I love the subject and think the drawing kicks ASS....but everything can be made better with refinement. keep up the good work!!!!
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:iconwionandfriendos:
I think over all it is amazing, i like the background, the every single line you took on this, the beak looks amazing, even part of the wing is good!

But... I dont know if its me but if i look really close theirs a small dot near the beak, and the wings are a little bit too shiny, and one pupil is a little bit bigger then the other. And on one side i think it is a tad bit bumpy, but it is very beautiful over all, im sorry if im a tad bit harsh on judging but it is VERY good in my book, I hope you have a nice day, and I hope this helps you a little.
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:iconmylajuly:
MylaJuly Featured By Owner 12 hours ago   Writer
Wow! That look! :D 
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MoondropTheIceNight Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is absolutely amazing! You deserve a watch :D
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconjameschristopher7371:
jameschristopher7371 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2018  New Deviant Professional General Artist
Beautiful!!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:icon123thedemonicchicken:
123thedemonicchicken Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconmarydragonlover:
MaryDragonLover Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful sketch!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconmarydragonlover:
MaryDragonLover Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you're welcome!
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:iconliliannawaterflower:
Liliannawaterflower Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Them eyes. So beautiful. I can't stop looking at them.
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
Thank you.
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:iconliliannawaterflower:
Liliannawaterflower Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome!
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:iconthe-long-feline:
The-Long-Feline Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
It's Hedwig!! Please take me to Hogwarts!!!
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:iconduskyato1983:
DuskyAto1983 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely stunning!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconjimenacontreras:
JimenaContreras Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013
Tiene unos ojos impresionantes, muy buen dibujo!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconbarnowlgurl23:
barnowlgurl23 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Indeed. I need to make another though, better then this. ;0 
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:iconbarnowlgurl23:
barnowlgurl23 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm sure the next one you make will be even more awesome
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Indeed it will be. I am working on a digital painting now, but it is a good 60 hours from being completed. 
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:iconbarnowlgurl23:
barnowlgurl23 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow that's going to be a long time
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
But it is wroth it. :p 
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:iconbarnowlgurl23:
barnowlgurl23 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree 
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MoiraGyenes Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
Wow! Awesome work :) the eyes are so realistic!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you.
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SUNNYNARULA18 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
You seem very good at drawing owls! You have really worked hard on this one, and it shows. Great work!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconhumaneagle:
HumanEagle Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
This is awesome!! Great work!! 2 days and 10 hours and that paid off!! :D
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thankies. :P
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:iconhumaneagle:
HumanEagle Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
You Welcome!! :D
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:iconarthaselric:
ArthasElric Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This was the one you uploaded in the owl fantasy forum right?
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
Yes. :P
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:iconarthaselric:
ArthasElric Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well my peculiar C is not even half as good as yours...way to go Eve...:D
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
Ah, don't say that. Just practice.
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:iconarthaselric:
ArthasElric Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:hug:
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:iconkala89:
KaLa89 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow :icongoodjobsign: It's so detailed!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thankies. :P
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:iconkala89:
KaLa89 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
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:iconfunny-fox:
Funny-Fox Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing details!!
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thankies. :P
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:iconmothlets:
mothlets Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012   General Artist
fantastic portrayal of textures
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thankies. :3
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:iconshadow99vortex:
SHADOW99VORTEX Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Student General Artist
I love ! that's my favorite favorite.






Good Job
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much. :hug:

I am glad you like it.
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:iconnarcilepticben:
narcilepticben Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
SWEEET
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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xMEDZx Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i would believe it was a picture.......if my stupid eye hadn't seen that the left-side eye pupil seemed to be "sharper" than the other.
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:iconcommandereve:
CommanderEVE Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
Oh I have a problem with my life eye too, I was attacked by a Cat and now I cannot cry in that eye. Freaky eh?
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