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Sunday, May 11, 2014

Animals, The Elephant by Joan Tavolott

I wanted to sketch something a bit different today, so I searched the WetCanvas Reference Library and found this crop of an elephant. I just love all the wrinkles...he makes my face look smooth. LOL
This photo was taken by "maltman."


6 comments:

  1. Really big animal. Joan, You have captured the elephant good in this detail. Nicely done, I can see how the skin is wrinkled and thick.

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  2. Wonderful lines those wrinkles. I can FEEL the texture of his skin! Beautifully drawn and painted Joan.

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  3. Wonderful! Did you use colored pencil for the wrinkles?

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  4. Thank you everyone. This was fun to do.

    Melisa, I used a sepia ink pen for most of the wrinkles.

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  5. oh Joan this is so good your Elephant . Your details are splendid those wrinkles. Background and sides I love. The greenery of leaves.

    oh my everyone seems towards the end they have every creature, reptile plus more animals possible. I think this is a real great theme and love from sketches, pens, paint. Thumbs up!. Shows such determination and colors of all. .

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