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Friday, 27 May 2016

Ndlovu paintings- African Bantu word for elephant

Elephant painting with Andy Taylor at Lanchester Monday Art Group.

Elephant with baobab tree
Cornwall paper pad 400 gsm by Hahnemuhle. Very soft

African dawn.
Initial wash textured using a sheet of perspex placed over a wet variegated wash. Egrets and tusks added with white acrylic. 200 lb Bockingford not paper.

Ndebele tribal designs with zebra skin marking added to elephant painting with baobab trees. 200 lb Bockingford not paper.

All paintings are quarter imperial (15 x 11 inches)

1 comment:

Sonia said...

All great paintings, but I really like the third one with the suggested patterns. It adds more depth to the story of the picture.