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Now that we have covered the owl with all the different tones of orange and roughly painted in where the markings go, we'll start again on the one spot with a fine brush. You might want to use a bit of Liquin or turps to get those fine lines. I started from the eye over the beak with a darker mix of purple first, then went over it again with a mix of Yellow Ochre, Red Gold and plenty of white. Make sure the feathers are separated by the shadowy purple colour to create depth. This is a bit tedious, as we are using a fine brush and brushing very lightly over the dark beak. We might add extra highlights when it is dry.