Tuesday, January 27, 2009

On the Ice Floe, oil on linen, 16 x 37

This is an unusual subject for me, I have not painted a polar bear in years. It was very refreshing to work on the wonderful colors that the icey realms create. I am more familiar with the Antarctic than the Arctic, but many of the colors are similar. A nice piece to work on in the heat of the southern summer.

Acacia Country, colored pencil 12 x 20

Sable Antelope in classic acacia country are always a favorite.

Bushveld Monarch 22.5 x 15.5

Greater Kudu are one of the most elegant of the antelope family, their beautiful grey coats allow them to blend perfectly into the bushveld that they frequent, again a colored pencil.


Warthog are such loveable rogues, ugly, yet very appealing. They are always popular with people we take on safari. This piece is colored pencil, a great medium for studies like this.