Great illustrations show famous authors as owls (pictures)

Great authors presented as owls - Oscar Wilde

Scott Tyrrell has created a series of portraits that show how famous writers would look like if they were owls.

Owls a symbol of wisdom and intelligence. And now you can see them pictured in portraits of humans whose wisdom we follow every day – writers.

Greater-spotted British authors is a series of gorgeous illustrations created by Scott Tyrrell, a graphic designer and a stand-up poet based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Tyrrell had used his talent to portrait famous authors in such a way that they look like owls.

There are more than 20 illustrations in the series. You’ll see depicted as an owl Lewis Carroll, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Terry Pratchett, and J.K. Rowling among others.

The illustrations are offered via Society 6, and you can order them not only as art prints or stationery items. Several of the illustrations are available on a variety of merchandise items, including iPhone cases, t-shirts, throw pillows, tote bags, wall clocks, mugs, and even shower curtains.

Which writer owl do you like most?

Greater-spotted British authors

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Great authors presented as owls - a collage poster

Great authors presented as owls – a collage poster.

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Great authors presented as owls - C.S. Lewis

Great authors presented as owls – C.S. Lewis.

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Great authors presented as owls - Charles Dickens

Great authors presented as owls – Charles Dickens.

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Great authors presented as owls - George Orwell

Great authors presented as owls – George Orwell.

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Great authors presented as owls - J. R. R. Tolkien

Great authors presented as owls – J. R. R. Tolkien.

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Great authors presented as owls - Jane Austen

Great authors presented as owls – Jane Austen.

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Great authors presented as owls - Oscar Wilde

Great authors presented as owls – Oscar Wilde.

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Great authors presented as owls - Terry Pratchett

Great authors presented as owls – Terry Pratchett.

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Great authors presented as owls - William Shakespeare

Great authors presented as owls – William Shakespeare.

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Great authors as owls - Charles Dickens iPhone case

Great authors as owls – Charles Dickens iPhone case.

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Great authors as owls - George Orwell t-shirt

Great authors as owls – George Orwell t-shirt.

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Great authors as owls - throw pillow

Great authors as owls – throw pillow.

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