Drawing of an elephant in ballpoint pen after a photo by Cheryl Merril

I love elephants! And so does Cheryl Merril, who’s posting an elephant photo every day! I did this drawing after this elephant photo And I think it turned out pretty good.. When you look from afar. Except for one ear which is a little too small. There just wasn’t enough space for it. Elephants are … Read more

Elephant transformation #5 (Drawing 84 )

Fifth step in my elephant transformation. This time i moved from collage to watercolor. I thought that the simple fact of radicaly changing medium would represent enough of an abstraction, but the new elephant turned out pretty much like the preceding one. I don’t know when or how it will be finished. We’ll see where … Read more

Elephant transformation #4 ( “Drawing” 69 )

I realise that this is not a drawing – and it doesn’t stricly count in my “one drawing a day” mission.. I’m counting it anyway, though, because i make the rules around here. It’s made out of advertisments from an architecture-magazine that i recieve once a month and regretably never read.. (Partly because of all … Read more

Another elephant – this time drawn ny pencil – based upon a photo by Susan Portnoy

After the drawing i did this morning, i felt like drawing another elephant. I found this excellent photo by Susan Portnoy and i decided that this time, i’d do a pencil drawing. I’m not too happy with my drawing, and i’m not quite sure what went wrong – Maybe i should sharpen my pencils and … Read more