Full View is a must!
A few days ago, I had the idea to show the face of a snowy owl
emerge from a white background with no discernible beginning
or end. It looked great in my mind's eye, so here's the result References:
Several owl photos, where these were the most helpful to me: www.jpegwallpapers.com/images/…
Tablet: Wacom Intuos 4, Software: PS CS5, Time: 2-3 hours, doing things inbetween and being generally slow about it.