Artwork / Crime Against Nature / Queen of the Sky (Bald Eagle)

colorful close up painting of a bald eagle
Gwenn Seemel
Queen of the Sky (Bald Eagle)
acrylic on panel
10 x 10 inches

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I’ve painted light eyes like the eagle’s at least once before when I did this portrait of my niece, Stephanie. Below is the text from the book Crime Against Nature that goes with this image.

Boys aren’t always bigger than girls.

Among eagles and raptors of all kinds, it’s common for the female to be larger than the male. This size difference allows a male-female pair to pursue different prey, ensuring that everyone has enough to eat.

wildlife painting by Gwenn Seemel
detail image