The Hollow Tree
Oil on Cradled Wood Panel
30 x 24 x 2 inches
I met a juvenile great horned owl, early evening in the cedars by my studio. There were two young owls, but this one was watching me watch them while the other pretended to ignore me. They both stayed near that hollow tree for a few more days after this first time I saw them, but then they were gone, heading out on their own as young adults.
Not long after that, the hollow tree was also gone, except some pieces on the ground. It fell during a windstorm.
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