Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Day 14: Elephant

Elephants are one of the few animals I can sketch without looking at a picture of one, though I messed up this guy's ear and had to go into Paint and fix it, which probably counts as cheating, but luckily I don't care.

This is Brian, and he is a four year old elephant and he just got a new blanket and is doing a little dance about it. It looks like he's walking, but he's actually dancing, it's just that elephants aren't very good dancers, since they're so ponderous. He also has a hat, as you can see, which makes him just about the fanciest elephant in town, not counting circus elephants, which only come through town every now and then and so don't count. He found the hat hanging on a pole outside a person's house and it fit on his head, so he took it, because he's still a little too young to understand stealing or how it is bad. He also has a little plastic pipe that blows bubbles (not pictured), and he is looking forward to getting home and blowing bubbles around his yard while wearing both the hat and the blanket. When Brian grows up he wants to move to Montana, because he likes mountains and he heard they have a very big sky there and he wants to know what that means.

I am on the road once again this week, so I will try to schedule some animal doodles to post while I'm gone, but if not you'll get a panda and a horse (eek!) when I get back to Nashville. In the meantime, check out the Flickr group and Paper Sparrow!

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