Masters Study – American White Pelican by John Audubon

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing attempt.”
–William Shakespeare

Masters Study – American White Pelican by John Audubon

2.5″ x 3.5″ Watercolor ATC

Tomorrow is the last Masters study, in case you’d like to see something new for a change.  🙂

A link to the original is here.

I have been working on my art licensing collections.  I’m pleased with what I have come up with.  The real work starts now, as I get it all into Photoshop and do the repeat patterns and mock ups.   Whew!  It’s all fun, even though I have a huge learning curve to deal with.

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist.[1] He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays,[nb 3] 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.  More…


8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Carol King
    Nov 25, 2010 @ 12:11:15

    I am loving these masters’ studies. You have inspired me to try some.


  2. lindahalcombfineart
    Nov 22, 2010 @ 18:51:54

    I’d say he is a bird with an attitude. Very nice work! Good luck with your licensing project. I hope you have success.


  3. Alex Zonis
    Nov 22, 2010 @ 16:42:02

    Amazing painting! I admire you for having a chutzpa to go after images this complex. Your pelican looks very prehistoric and proud.


  4. lesliepaints
    Nov 22, 2010 @ 10:22:22

    Your pelican is grand, Beth! Good luck with your project!


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