Sunday, August 25, 2013

Zoo Sketch Crawl


Spent the whole day at the zoo, moving through in a group.  We were with members of ASIFA - an organization for animators.  I enjoyed listening to them discuss animation-related topics such as Jurassic Park's special effects, and animation software.

We started by the river otter - this otter was relaxing in the corner.  Occasionally the otter rolled and glided through the water next to the glass in front of us.



We also spent a lot of time with the elephants.  This elephant was inside, eating from a high bucket.  He circled around the interior enclosure, always returning to a similar position, making it easier to draw him.


The last thing I drew was this monitor lizard.  It was a slow mover.  It sometimes moved its head from side to side, surveyed the scene, and darted out its forked tongue.





I have posted these and other zoo sketches from the day at my blog:  http://rrrollybag.wordpress.com.

3 comments:

  1. Your critters really have personality!

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  2. Again, you seem to have used the perfect paper and medium for your subjects. Great touch of blue with the otters.

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  3. Love the bleeding effects on these drawings. Better and better Andrea!

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