Red Hot Eagle Owl, #Draw365.192, #twitterartexhibit, RIP 3-1-12 after a varnishing tragedy © Julia Forsyth

©2012 Julia Forsyth, Red Hot Eagle Owl, acrylic paint surrounding block printing ink on reinforced cardstock, 4 inches by 6 inches


This is my entry for the #twitterartexhibit. This show required two changes to the way I print - the small size (postcard size or smaller), and the harder-paper requirement. It needed to be sturdy enough to withstand a month-long exhibit in Moss, Norway without a frame.


So...that meant a learning curve on both of those and more false starts than usual, but I'm happy with how it turned out - finally!


Here's my YouTube #twitterartexhibit video about the Red Hot Eagle Owl painted print and some details about the exhibit:


This charity auction, organized by David Sandum, is raising money for The Women's Crisis Center in Moss, Norway. It's for sale, so wing it on over to Moss if you're interested! :) (I can also print and paint another one to be sent to wherever you live if you're interested.)


Here's more information about the #twitterartexhibit from David's blog: There's still time to enter it and send over your auction artwork if you're an artist reading this...ahem. ;)


***Update*** I've painted a new Red Hot Eagle Owl since this one got varnished to death. FYI - varnish and water-based block printing ink don't mix at all. Smear City, which quickly becomes Tear City.


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Taken on February 28, 2012