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Ethereal_sheep
12-09-2011, 09:59 AM
eSwap Due Date - February 17, 2011
Signup/withdraw date - February 10
Number of Cards - 3/3
Number of Participants - Unlimited
Medium - Hand drawn, hand painted

Theme:
Owls. Any kind, drawn any way. Whimsical or realistic.
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/1513/large/2_2_owl.jpg

Rules:
Original artwork only!
--card must be ORIGINAL and done by hand!!!
--Remember the background! It should be completed too. You may collage the background as long as the owl is hand done.
--Make sure all edges are glued down.
--NO bulky embellishments (keep your cards flat!). It should fit easily in a trading card sleeve.
--Make your cards sturdy. They should be more than a flimsy piece of paper. So be sure to put on a backing if necessary. If they are flimsier than an index card, it will be returned.
-- Put user name on the back of your cards!!!!!!!
--Protect your ATCs in sleeves or plastic baggies.
--Communicate if you must withdraw. It's no big deal - just let me know! I don't bother with neutral itraders even if you don't communicate...but please let me know just to be polite.
--Extra cards as host gifts are always, always appreciated, but never required!

Mailing Directions:
* Send me a PM when you are ready to mail, and I'll send you my address. Please write your user name and swap title on the outside of your envelope.
* US Players: Please send a LARGE ADDRESS LABEL and postage. I will provide an envelope. Loose extra postage is much appreciated to help international players.

* International participants: Please send a sticky address label, and I’ll provide the envelope. A US dollar/postage is appreciated.

*Your cards will be returned to you with the packaging (ie. paper/sleeves for cards/etc) you included, and one piece of cardstock (1/3 a 8.5x 11” from me).
*Don’t tape the daylights out of your cards! A little tape goes a long way.

*Put your user name on your address label*

Players - when you receive your cards for the swap, remember to leave iTrader for the Host (me) and Rep Points for the people you received cards from! I will be leaving iTrader as cards come in.


A note on how I swap: I do my very best to swap comparable cards. Ask me in a PM if you want to know more about my swapping method and I’ll try to explain my little method.

Remember to do your best work and HAVE FUN!

Questions? Just ask!

Players
1. BonnyBandicoot
2. kris10satcs
3. thecharmedlife
4. Evalila
5. ginevra
6.jiliyan
7. Ibus
8. CatladyBJ
9. Claudzie
10. lazy shadows
11. Mikesatc
12. Faeriefly
13. dezineliz
14. mstrishadams
15. rebecca410
16. Wallyward
17. SMikell
18. Freedom119
19. MelanieS
20. Madamerouleau
21. Phrixy
22. Rachel Marie
23.
24. LilacDragn
25. SpiritSoul
26. TekaMarie
27. Kat
28. PatGel
29. Idolores
30. WendyK
31. Maine ATC
32. Pauline
33. Miss
34. scwk0511
35.InsaneJane
36. Lady
38.
39. Tangled Stanley
40.
41. kittythf
42. Icekat
43. SunTrade
41. Jessann
42. JenniferC
42. Lunamoth

kris10satcs
12-09-2011, 12:07 PM
I've been wanting to draw some owls, so please count me in!

Jean
12-09-2011, 02:07 PM
I love owls! May I play?

Evalila
12-09-2011, 02:34 PM
Oh, me please!

Ethereal_sheep
12-09-2011, 03:29 PM
Welcome BonnyBandicoot, kris10satcs, Jean, Evalila, ginevra! Glad to have you all!

Ibus
12-09-2011, 05:17 PM
Oooh yes, please sign me up.

catladybj
12-09-2011, 08:06 PM
add me in pls

Ethereal_sheep
12-09-2011, 08:44 PM
Welcome all!

SOTO
12-10-2011, 01:51 AM
I'll play! Just got a book on how to draw birds to take on vacation, so this is perfect!

lazyshadows
12-10-2011, 04:52 AM
Can i join?:)

Jesimal
12-10-2011, 07:33 AM
Lurking...

Mikesatc
12-10-2011, 09:32 AM
i love to join

debs913
12-10-2011, 09:39 AM
lurking

Terri F
12-10-2011, 11:59 AM
I would love to join this please.

miss
12-10-2011, 02:09 PM
Lurking... hope to be back :)

dezineliz
12-10-2011, 03:30 PM
PLease sign me up for the swap! Thanks

Ethereal_sheep
12-10-2011, 08:04 PM
Welcome all! Lurkers are welcome too : ) If I miss your name on the sign up just let me know.

rebecca410
12-11-2011, 03:11 AM
Sign me up. I love owls!!!

DenaCottrell
12-11-2011, 11:53 AM
Please sign me up I would like to give this a try.

Ethereal_sheep
12-12-2011, 09:17 AM
Welcome, welcome!

Artcards
12-12-2011, 10:19 AM
I'm going to think about it. It's been a while since I've played but I'll come back and let you know if I get my Mojo flowing!

SMikell
12-13-2011, 03:45 PM
Sign me up! I've been on an owl kick lately...

Freedom119
12-14-2011, 08:40 PM
Hooo hooo sign me up

MelanieS
12-14-2011, 09:03 PM
I would love to play, please sign me up too! :)

madamerouleau
12-14-2011, 09:32 PM
May I play? I love owls!

Ethereal_sheep
12-14-2011, 09:42 PM
Welcome all new players (and lurkers)!

Phrixy
12-14-2011, 11:27 PM
I'd love to paint some more Owls! Sign me up please!

RachelMarie
12-15-2011, 08:25 PM
I would love to sign up please!

andyaly
12-16-2011, 12:40 AM
I'd love to draw some owls....sign me up, please?

Ethereal_sheep
12-16-2011, 12:18 PM
Welcome Racehel Marie, andyaly and phrixy!

Terri F
12-19-2011, 03:38 PM
Please withdraw me from the swap. Thanks so much and have fun everyone. :)

LilacDragn
12-19-2011, 07:33 PM
I love owls! Please add me! :)

Ethereal_sheep
12-19-2011, 10:13 PM
Welcome Shawnicaitlin and LilacDragn!

Faeriefly
12-21-2011, 12:11 AM
May I join in?

Ethereal_sheep
12-21-2011, 12:25 AM
Sure! Welcome Faeriefly! I hope you'll join us FaeLynn!

Spirit Soul
12-21-2011, 08:01 AM
I can't resist owls either. Sign me up!!

LilacDragn
12-22-2011, 12:08 AM
My cards. Please let me know if they are ok. :) My scanner is on the outs and the colors aren't as saturated as they are in person.

Ethereal_sheep
12-22-2011, 09:10 AM
They are adorable!!! Thank you for the extra!

LilacDragn
12-22-2011, 12:26 PM
Thank you and you're welcome! Mailing today. :)

Ethereal_sheep
12-22-2011, 02:21 PM
Welcome Spirit Soul!

Feel free to show your work in the thread!

kat
12-24-2011, 12:51 PM
I guess I should join since I've created 3 owls:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/786/small/1_owlw.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/786/small/1_owls_w2.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/786/small/1_owls_w3.jpg

tekamarie
12-24-2011, 01:56 PM
I would like to be apart of this swap please :)

LilacDragn
12-24-2011, 07:35 PM
So pretty Kat! I love the one in the middle!

Ibus
12-24-2011, 08:08 PM
My cards. Please let me know if they are ok. :) My scanner is on the outs and the colors aren't as saturated as they are in person.

They're wonderful! I'd happily give all of those a home ;)

Ibus
12-24-2011, 08:09 PM
I guess I should join since I've created 3 owls:


Wow, especially the one in the middle!

Ethereal_sheep
12-25-2011, 10:32 AM
Welcome TekaMarie and Kat! And those cards are fabulous, Kat!

patgel
12-28-2011, 04:06 PM
Sign me up please

Ethereal_sheep
12-28-2011, 11:28 PM
Welcome! Welcome!

kat
12-29-2011, 07:52 PM
My cards are on their way.
LilacDragn -- Great cards!

Idolores
12-29-2011, 10:16 PM
Add me please

Ethereal_sheep
12-30-2011, 12:16 AM
Sure! Welcome, Idolores!

Claudzie
12-30-2011, 02:52 AM
I would like to join, please!

WendyK
12-30-2011, 12:08 PM
Love owls, can I join in please

Ethereal_sheep
12-30-2011, 12:15 PM
Welcome! Welcome!

catladybj
12-30-2011, 08:36 PM
its no biggie-I am just cornfused!! which is it:
* US Players: Please send a LARGE ADDRESS LABEL and postage. I will provide an envelope.
OR
*Your cards will be returned to you with the packaging you included, and one piece of cardstock (1/3 a 8.5x 11” from me).

do we provide the return envelope? I just want to be sure I do it right! : )

Maineatc
12-30-2011, 08:57 PM
Please sign me up. Thank you

Ethereal_sheep
12-31-2011, 03:01 PM
Welcome newcomers! Clarification on my instructions. When you mail your cards, if you include a piece of paper with your cards taped to them, I will mail that piece of paper back :) I will provide the envelope and tape returns to a small piece of cardstock. If you feel that your cards need more protection than that, please include additional packaging. Did that clear things up?

Jean
01-01-2012, 04:03 PM
OMG, this is hard! lol I love owls, but so far I'm just ruining watercolor paper....I'll keep at it but up till now, I haven't produced anything I'm willing for anyone to see. :(

Pauline
01-01-2012, 05:08 PM
I too have been lurking and now the Xmas rush is over, I would like to put my name down for this one.
Pauline (Downunder)

miss
01-02-2012, 01:34 PM
Can I please play?

Evalila
01-03-2012, 11:21 AM
Here are my cards:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/small/1_SnowyOwl003.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/1_SnowyOwl003.jpg)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/small/1_PygmyOwl004.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/1_PygmyOwl004.jpg)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/small/1_Barnowl002.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/1_Barnowl002.jpg)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/small/1_EagleOwl001.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/1_EagleOwl001.jpg)

Ethereal_sheep
01-03-2012, 04:02 PM
My parents has their internet down! So let's catch up here :)

Jean, I believe you can do it!!:wubclub: YAY *cheers with pom-poms*
Welcome to the new comers!
Evalila, those are lovely!! Wonderful cards!

Ethereal_sheep
01-04-2012, 12:43 AM
Ok! itrader and the first post is up dated with all the cards I've received :) I finally finished my first card:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/1513/large/2_2_owl.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=275161)

Evalila
01-04-2012, 11:28 AM
My owls are on their way across the pond!

scwk0511
01-04-2012, 01:22 PM
love me some owls. gonna have to jump in on this one.

Ethereal_sheep
01-04-2012, 02:08 PM
Welcome scwk0511!

miss
01-04-2012, 06:09 PM
I finally finished my first card:

That's really gorgeous!

Idolores
01-05-2012, 05:55 PM
having fun with these owls!

DenaCottrell
01-06-2012, 03:32 PM
Ethereal_Sheep,
I'm so sorry but I must withdraw from your swap. I have the drawings finished but I don't think I can finish in time. I feel terrible about it, but I have health issues that make it impossible for me to work on my art for a while. I will still watch the thread to see all the other beautiful cards when I'm able.
Thanks,
Dena Cottrell

Ethereal_sheep
01-06-2012, 03:52 PM
No worries! Please just focus on feeling better :)

Spirit Soul
01-07-2012, 08:09 AM
OK, mine are done and will be on their way shortly.
All are acrylics on canvas paper -- three very serious guys and a nut.
90394 90395

90396 90397

Saw Whet Owl (on branch)
Saw Whet Fledgling (yellowish one)
Northern Pigmy Owl (brown and white)
Whimsy

Ethereal_sheep
01-07-2012, 10:36 AM
Those are great!!

Phrixy
01-07-2012, 07:58 PM
Lovely Saw Whet Owl, Spirit Soul! <3 him. Mine are almost done, just have one more and then I'll post and send them your way, Ethereal.

Also, great barn owl, Wallyward! Love your style.

Ethereal_sheep
01-07-2012, 08:17 PM
Absolutely Wallyward! Even if they didn't drop, you'd still be welcome :) I'm not limiting the number who can join.

lazyshadows
01-08-2012, 11:14 AM
My cards were mailed yesterday,in my gallery if anyone wants to take a look,hope you like them;)

Ethereal_sheep
01-08-2012, 01:44 PM
They are super cute!

Pixeldog
01-08-2012, 03:24 PM
Those are cute Lori...I love the middle one with the cocked ear.

Jesimal
01-08-2012, 06:37 PM
sorry - ive had alot happening and am running out of time so im going to have to withdraw

Ethereal_sheep
01-08-2012, 06:53 PM
No worries!

insanejane
01-08-2012, 11:44 PM
Please sign me up! THANKS!

lady
01-09-2012, 02:24 AM
Can I still sign up.

Jean
01-10-2012, 02:50 PM
I am so sorry, but I will have to withdraw. I'm ill, and having the swap date loom is creating stress when I need peace. I wish I could have joined the fun!

miss
01-10-2012, 05:57 PM
Mailed my cards today!

Spirit Soul
01-10-2012, 08:22 PM
I decided to make another serious guy to replace my whimsical owl. So this is my fourth card:
90752

Ethereal_sheep
01-10-2012, 08:34 PM
I love that last card, Spirit Soul! Your whimsy owl was really cute too!
Welcome lady and insane jane!

Jean, no worries! Feel better soon and enjoy some peace.

Pauline
01-10-2012, 10:41 PM
Here are mine, hope this works!!!! am a novice at this

Ethereal_sheep
01-11-2012, 09:37 PM
They are great!

Nikkiarts
01-13-2012, 08:48 AM
Please sign me up i already have mine painted!!

Ethereal_sheep
01-13-2012, 11:48 AM
Welcome TangledStanley!

FYI. The opposing internet providers left a note on my door yesterday saying they cut my cable since we weren't paying for it. Haha...that's because we've been using a different company for 2 years. So our company is coming out today sometime to hopefully try to fix the mess the other company made. So I'm internet-less for a little while.

tekamarie
01-13-2012, 07:32 PM
The owls that were sent plus an extra one just for you! :)

Nikkiarts
01-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Owls are flying your way today :-D

crafty
01-14-2012, 01:37 PM
sign me up please
hugs
joan and betty

Ethereal_sheep
01-14-2012, 07:47 PM
Your always welcome, Joan!

I had a whole flock of owls that flew in today! itrader and the front list is up to date!! :)

AND my score on the veterinary licensing exam came in too. I PASSED!!! So now I can stop fearing/stalking the mail man! :)

Evalila
01-15-2012, 02:43 AM
Thatīs great!


CONGRATULATIONS

:D

Spirit Soul
01-16-2012, 08:29 AM
Congratulations! When I was young, I wanted to be a vet but I ended up working for one for awhile and loved it. I'm very happy for you.

Ethereal_sheep
01-16-2012, 09:38 AM
Thanks! Just a few more months until graduation now :)

Claudzie
01-19-2012, 05:10 PM
My owls went into the mail today! :D

artsylola
01-19-2012, 05:23 PM
May I join?

icekat
01-19-2012, 10:21 PM
I did some owls today. I hope you don't mind if they ride along with Phrixy's owls. :) We'll be posting them out tomorrow. I'll put up pix as soon as I get a chance to scan them.

kat
01-20-2012, 02:25 PM
I dreamed about owls last night traveling in a car. Hopefully, they be driving to my house in February. LOL

Ethereal_sheep
01-27-2012, 10:23 AM
Idolores, your cards arrived :) Welcome Artsylola! Owls in a car! Sounds like it could be a funny art project!

I'll be out of town today and tomorrow (i'm going to a conference to try to find someone who's hiring). My hubby will be putting the mail somewhere safe

andyaly
01-28-2012, 05:32 PM
I'm really sorry, but it looks like I'll have to drop out of this swap....I'm working on the Sketchbook Project, and it's taken up a lot more time than I thought. :sad:

Phrixy
01-29-2012, 12:40 AM
And the much delayed scan of my cards...don't worry, they were sent out awhile ago.

kittythf
01-31-2012, 12:11 AM
I want to play... My cards are posted in the gallery

Ethereal_sheep
01-31-2012, 12:18 AM
I got a whole bunch of cards in the mail this weekend! Everyone should have itrader and the first page is updated! :)

SunTrade
02-01-2012, 01:14 PM
Can I still play?

Ethereal_sheep
02-01-2012, 08:10 PM
Sure! Welcome SunTrade :)

Ibus
02-01-2012, 08:36 PM
Here are mine, they will be winging their way across the pond tomorrow!

92603

SunTrade
02-01-2012, 10:26 PM
Here are mine! Hope whimsical OK ... :D

http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/9610/owlsr.jpg

Ethereal_sheep
02-02-2012, 10:04 AM
Those are fabulous, everyone! Two weeks to go!

WendyK
02-02-2012, 02:39 PM
Mine will be in the post tomorrow

Ibus
02-02-2012, 07:11 PM
Ooh I do like Bluey ;)

JenniferC
02-03-2012, 05:54 AM
Thanks for letting me join! These guys are flying their way to you today!!

Ethereal_sheep
02-03-2012, 09:03 PM
Great cards!!

artsylola
02-04-2012, 10:11 PM
I have been trying to draw owls for two days and it just ain't working. Argh! I'll try a bit more, but I may have to drop.

jessann
02-05-2012, 09:44 PM
I would like to join! I am excited to be part of the swap. This is my first ATC swap experience. Looking forward to it!

Ethereal_sheep
02-06-2012, 10:00 PM
Sure Jessann! Just be sure to mail your card in time :) The swap deadline is rapidly approaching! It's no problem if you need to drop, artsylol! I hope your owls start turning out the way you like.

I got lots of cards over the weekend, but I should have the thread updated by tomorrow :)

Ethereal_sheep
02-07-2012, 08:49 PM
I had 3 envelopes from the UK today waiting for me! iTrader and the front page should be up to date!

lunamoth
02-07-2012, 10:53 PM
I have been silently lurking and drawing owls. I would like to join this swap.

lunamoth
02-08-2012, 02:47 PM
Here are my Owls. They will be in the mail soon. Can't wait to see which owls are going to fly my way.

andyaly
02-08-2012, 07:25 PM
I withdrew from this swap on Jan. 28, but I see my name is still on the list....?

Ethereal_sheep
02-08-2012, 09:42 PM
Whoops! Probably didn't push save or something! No biggy! I'll go erase it now :)

andyaly
02-09-2012, 01:08 AM
Thanks! Hopefully I can join your next swap!

MelanieS
02-09-2012, 02:43 AM
Finished my owls today, will be scanning them as soon as I flatten the a bit, will post pics and mail them in the next few days!

madamerouleau
02-12-2012, 11:54 AM
My owls are finished and will be out in the mail tomorrow.
Ugh, I forgot how to upload pics to the thread. The owls are in my gallery.

madamerouleau
02-12-2012, 11:56 AM
Never mind...figured it out. :goofy:

Ethereal_sheep
02-12-2012, 12:41 PM
Very cute!!

patgel
02-12-2012, 02:15 PM
Hi
Here is a quick peek to my ATC's. Hope they arrive on time.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/40774498@N06/6863613503/in/photostream/

Ethereal_sheep
02-13-2012, 06:20 PM
Those are wonderful!!

If anyone notices an error on the front page let me know. I've developed a bad habit of not clicking save when I'm done updating the thread :)

MelanieS
02-14-2012, 07:38 PM
Here are my owls:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/9642/large/1_img428.jpg

Phrixy
02-15-2012, 09:14 AM
Those are super bright and lovely, Mel!

Ethereal_sheep
02-15-2012, 10:04 AM
Those are super pretty! Cards are due in just a few days now :)

madamerouleau
02-15-2012, 06:04 PM
Melanie,
I love your cards!

Ibus
02-15-2012, 06:12 PM
Here are my owls:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/9642/large/1_img428.jpg

I love the blue and purple one! ;)

miss
02-16-2012, 06:20 PM
Those are gorgeous, Melanie!

Ethereal_sheep
02-17-2012, 09:33 PM
Alright! Today is the last day! So I'm going to go through all the envelopes today and make sure I didn't miss leaving itrader for anyone. I'm hoping to have them off some time by the middle of next week :) If I get a couple of stragglers in, I'll probably swap among them and/or from amongst my host cards! Thanks for playing everyone!

catladybj
02-18-2012, 02:33 AM
I forgot to post that my owls were flying in, you should have them by now with them coming from GA. Hope so!!!

Ethereal_sheep
02-18-2012, 05:31 PM
Catlady, your cards are here! They made it in the nick of time! I'm swapping out tonight :)

icekat
02-18-2012, 07:50 PM
Yay, owlies!

Ethereal_sheep
02-19-2012, 01:21 AM
They are all bundled up and ready to return to all of you! They'll go out on Monday! This swap was a blast! Thank you all for playing!

Idolores
02-23-2012, 06:34 PM
Hoot, Hoot I got my AWESOME returns today! Thank you Mikesatc,claudize,faeriefly amd etheral_sheep for hosting!

kris10satcs
02-23-2012, 08:09 PM
Thank you Ethereal sheep for hosting this great swap! Thank you to Maineatc, MelanieS, and thecharmedlife for your creative owl art!

Maineatc
02-24-2012, 05:35 PM
Wonderful owls arrived today. Thank you Ethereal_sheep. Great owls received from MikesATC, Spirit Soul, and Krisiosatcs. itrader and rep points given.

kat
02-24-2012, 05:44 PM
Lovely returns! Thanks to Miss, Kris105acs, & Pauline for their art & to Etheral_sheep for hosting.

lady
02-25-2012, 01:38 AM
Got my returns. Thanks for hosting! Off to leave rep points for tstanley, scwk0511 & tstanley.

MelanieS
02-25-2012, 05:41 AM
Got my cards! Thanks for Katie for hosting!
Awesome cards rec'd from JenniferC, Suntrade, and Jessann!

Ibus
02-25-2012, 09:29 AM
My cards arrived today! Many thanks to Ethereal_sheep and to Jennifer C, Wendy K and Lilac Dragon for their fantastic cards :)

JenniferC
02-25-2012, 03:51 PM
Thank you for the fab returns i recieved from lady,kittythf and kris10satcs

WendyK
02-26-2012, 05:28 PM
Thank you to Ethereal sheep for hosting and to Ibus, Faeriefly, and Kat for their gorgeous cards.

SMikell
02-27-2012, 01:06 PM
RCVD some great owls over the weekend. Big thanks to our host. My owls were made by Rebecca410, SunTrade and lazyshadows.

LilacDragn
02-27-2012, 04:55 PM
Received my incredible owls today! I LOVE them!! Thank you for hosting, Ethereal_sheep, and thank you to the artists: Ibus, WendyK, and dezineliz! Leaving itrader and you rocks now!

Phrixy
02-29-2012, 06:29 AM
Our owls flew in last night! Mine decided to land on my shoulders and on my head. I'm glad they weren't the biggest birds! Yay for the size guidelines lol

Thank you so much, Ethereal_sheep, for hosting and to MikesATC, PatGel and RachelMarie for their adorable owlies!

lazyshadows
02-29-2012, 01:02 PM
Owls flew in today,thank you;) Off to leave rep points!

icekat
02-29-2012, 03:21 PM
I think one pooped on my monitor... Phrixy lets hers fly everywhere. Anyhow. Thank you to Evalila, MaineATC, and Wallyhard84. I hope I got those right, as I'm reading from the note at work rather than off the cards. They were all lovely owls!

Thanks so much for hosting, Ethereal_sheep! Great swap!

Claudzie
03-02-2012, 03:20 PM
Cute owls in my mailbox! Thanks to Idolores, MelanieS, and jessann! Off to leave yourocks and itrader!

patgel
03-05-2012, 09:17 AM
Hi I 've got lovely owls in my mailbox from CatladyBJ, Phrixy and Smikell. Many thanks!!!

thecharmedlife
03-06-2012, 08:45 PM
Thanks for the great swap. Love my cards from SMikell, miss, and LilacDragn! Such sweet owls.