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Bald Eagle

03 Jul

Dear readers,

It would seem as if I’ve dropped off the planet in these past two months.  Despite the long break from blogging, I assure you that I have been busy creating artwork.  I have also been devoting a lot of time to building a website at last.

In honor of the 4th of July, I decided to share with you my newest drawing.  I haven’t drawn a bald eagle for years, and it has been on my to-do list for quite some time.  I don’t usually enjoy drawing birds, but I was so pleased by how much I enjoyed this drawing.  It made the process pure fun.

Bald Eagle

– 8×10 inch Ampersand scratchboard.

– I used mostly a #11 X-Acto Blade for this, and used two sizes of fiberglass brush to really whiten the light areas.  I also used Faber-Castel Pitt Artist pens for adding depth of value and also to correct mistakes.

Bald Eagle CR

A few close-ups.

Thank you for looking, and happy Independence Day!

 
6 Comments

Posted by on July 3, 2016 in All Artwork, Scratchboard

 

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6 responses to “Bald Eagle

  1. Jocelyne

    July 7, 2016 at 10:51 AM

    Outstanding and amazing drawing !!!

     
    • Jenna

      July 8, 2016 at 11:32 AM

      Hi Jocelyne. Thanks so much for the wonderful comments!

       
  2. Lenore Busch

    July 8, 2016 at 7:24 PM

    It’s beautiful Jenna.

     
    • Jenna

      July 12, 2016 at 12:32 PM

      Thanks so much, Lenore. It’s always great to hear from you! 🙂

       
  3. Clarice Laehn

    July 13, 2016 at 12:05 PM

    Love your Bald Eagle. my different email address is:
    claehn45@gmail.com

     
    • Jenna

      July 14, 2016 at 11:32 AM

      Thanks so much, Clarice. I appreciate your comments. 🙂

       

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