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Monday, March 19, 2012

Wildebeest #33

I've been way too busy, but I'm finally seeing a little light at the end of the tunnel. I sat down and to just enjoy pushing some paint around. I just wanted to jump in and play. This Wildebeest comes from a photograph we took at Wildlife Safari where my husband and I volunteer.

I didn't do any preliminary sketching, just started painting. Painted on Arches cold press watercolor paper.


MEliz said...

It just sounds so exotic! Closest I have been to a Wildebeast is Lion King movie when the kids were small.. The limited palette works wellHe seems to come out enough from the background to get a sense of his size. You really captured him -or her.

CathyO said...

No sketching! Wow! He is great! I love how you caught him/her with just a few brush strokes!

Lorrie Klosterman said...

Love the energy of this guy, and the color combo!