Friday, September 21, 2012

Paint Party Friday

 Still working on my giraffe family. Some more details added - having some difficulty getting the heads just right.  Those ears and horns (if that's what they are called on giraffes - horns I mean - I know what the ears are called LOL)  The 2nd painting is of a Savannah (not Georgia) or monitor lizard.  If I can finish it I will link it to Jenn's APR theme for this week (in my backyard).  No - I don't live in the savannah-although I am only an hour from Savannah, GA.  But this week - someone nearby found one of these in the backyard.  Obviously - a pet either abandoned or escaped.  There was a wild chase and he was gently captured and will be sent to a foster home.  That inspired me to paint a monitor lizard (there were some great pics in the local newspaper).  Check Paint Party Friday to see all the wonderful art work from this week!  Thanks for visiting!  

10 comments:

  1. Love your animal portraits. How exciting to find one of those lizards in the back yard - how big are they? Valerie

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    1. The one that was found in the backyard looks to be maybe 18 inches or so long. I've seen pictures of some that were at least 4 feet long. They do seem to come in different varieties - I'm working on the pic in the newspaper that shows him captured. It's a funny picture - looks like he (or she) is screaming "help!"

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  2. Yes, wonderful animals! I am a big fan of the giraffes.

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  3. Lovely giraffe family painting and work-in-progress!

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    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  4. I do love how the giraffe family is coming along... simply superb... xx

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  5. Loving your very tender painting of the giraffes, beautiful work. Happy PPF, Annette x

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