October 26, 2009

The Orangutan... Finished.




©Doreen Cross


Here is the finished Orangutan. 23 x 25cm Graphite on Arches 300gm watercolor paper.
I would like to thank Cathy Keele very much for allowing me to draw from one of her photos.
Thank you Cathy. Hugs.
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21 comments:

sue said...

WOW!!!

Fabulous pencil work :o)

Val Zdero said...

WOW I am lost for words - the eyes are so real and kind and full of expression - love your talent!!!

Dors said...

Thank you so much Sue & Val. your comments are so appreciated.

Vic said...

Fantastic work Dors,you have done this beautifully with Graphite.

Brenda Hill said...

Dors he is so cute, well done.

Dors said...

Thank you Vic and Brenda.

I can't stop steaking on this one. hehehe. have to say done..

Sally McLean said...

Dors this is absolutely fabulous! The darker tonal work has made him leap out of the page!

DEB said...

Seriously Dors, you HAVE to enter this in a wildlife contest! This is a winner!

Pencil Sanity said...

Beautifully done Dors. You have mastered the fluff of the fur and the eyes are stunning.
WOW

Dors said...

Thank you Sally, Deb and Maria. Your comments and encouragement is so much appreciated.

sam said...

Very well done Dors!

Dors said...

Thank you Sam. :)

Wendy Mould said...

Dors, that is great work. You really out did yourself on this one.

April Jarocka said...

Wow...he's wonderful. Just the other day my daughter was saying she thinks the adult Orangutan's are not her favourite...I must show her this one!

Krista Hasson said...

Dors, absolutely stunning, her eyes say it all, what an expression you have captured!

Dors said...

Thank you so much Wendy, April and Krista

I am slowly learning. wow there is so much to learn, so much to create... I am having a ball learning.

"JeanneG" said...

Good job. Especially that rough part of the face.

Dors said...

Thank you Jeanne :D

James F. Smith said...

Love the pencil work!! Each time I see some great art with pencil it makes me want to grab the pencil and take off!! Very interesting design!! Good job!!
Jim

Gwen Bell said...

Incredible drawing! Don't know how you had the patience for all that wonderful detail. He's a beauty!

Dors said...

Thank you so much Jim and Gwen for your kind comments.