New to the World

Painting by Niya Christine. Copyright

#105/365 Painting

Baby cow gazing out at the big old world. Hungry, curious and mom focused. I love baby cows.

Project notes: This baby cow painting is sourced from a black and white photograph taken at Point Reyes Ca some years back. I took about 170 cow photos that day. Very satisfying to paint some of them now. And to return to the 20 minute watercolor painting approach that was alive and well in January.

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5 comments

  • Janine April 15, 2013   Reply →

    Beautiful expression. I love how you captured his/her eyes. ‘Makes me want to go completely vegetarian. Such talent, Niya. Kudos!

    • niya christine April 16, 2013   Reply →

      Thank you Janine. I have always had a thing for cows. They are so gentle and beautiful to me. Thank you.

  • Dale Favier April 15, 2013   Reply →

    O brave new world, / That has such creatures in’t!

  • Daniel P April 16, 2013   Reply →

    Point Reyes….ahhhh. Baby cows smell like milk….ahhhh

    • niya christine April 16, 2013   Reply →

      They do…I love that smell.

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