Friday, May 14, 2010

18x18, "Lucille" acrylic on canvas

Okay...this is my new favorite!  I am just so pleased with the way my very first elephant turned out!  I created this canvas for my mother and stepfather's wedding anniversary which was in April.  My grandmother LOVED elephants and collected many statues/figurines of them in various sizes that were always on display when I was growing up.  I used to love to look at them all!  The collection was passed down to my mother...who loves elephants as well.  She also loves anything African I thought that I would add my own colorful spin on a look that I typically see in shades of brown, black and gold.  I think I accomplished what I set out to accomplish!  I also tried a new product...Liquitex Pouring Medium...I used it on top of the flowers...I was hoping for a thinner look to them but was my first time messing with the product!


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