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Zoo Garden
« on: January 09, 2016, 03:09:51 PM »
A very good friend recently told me she's pregnant with a little girl, and that she's chosen the bedding for the room, Carter's Zoo Garden.  She's due at the end of this month.

So I decided that in addition to buying gifts, I needed to do one that was something only I could give.

Started it last night, and I'm mostly happy so far.  Good thing about acrylic on canvas is it's easy to "fix" if a stroke goes awry.

The intent is to have the paainting "go" with the set, but not copy it, so I'm doing the animals my way but in the same color scheme.  I also added trees to make it jungle (since my friend called it "jungle animals in purple" when she told me what she'd chosen, so she's seeing more jungle than "zoo," which works for my purposes), and a pond for the hippo.  I also added a zebra, since I wanted more than three animals.  And since there are feral honey bees in Africa, where hippos, elephants, zebras, and giraffes all live, I'm adding a hive in the tree up on the left.  That makes it really "me," I think.

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Re: Zoo Garden
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2016, 01:58:17 AM »
All done!

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Re: Zoo Garden
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2016, 06:31:41 AM »
THAT...is beautimous, Larissa....... :-*

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Re: Zoo Garden
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2016, 11:07:15 AM »
Thanks so much!  I hope my friend and her husband like it too.

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Re: Zoo Garden
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2016, 07:38:06 AM »
Lovely work!

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Re: Zoo Garden
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2016, 03:35:34 PM »
Super cute!!

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Re: Zoo Garden
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2016, 04:31:18 PM »
Thanks, guys!  I'm excited, the baby will be born by the Superbowl!