(Direct link to video) Here's a one-minute video. We started by bringing in the sheep from their pastures. After they were shorn, we did the "skirting." Skirting a fleece means removing the short, dirty, or matted fibers.
I drew a couple of portraits of the Icelandic sheep using watercolor, watercolor pencils, and gouache in a watercolor notebook.
I kept thinking of the 1880 painting called "Shearing the Rams" by Tom Roberts of Australia.
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Music on the video is by Kevin MacLeod.
Sheep shearing on Wikipedia