Thursday, January 6, 2011

Mixed Media Elephant Art Paper Mache Sculpture


"How much do I love you?" Elephant asks.
"This much," Elephant exclaims.

When you were little were you one of those kids that wanted an elephant? I was. I told my mom I wanted a monkey, too. (She was secretly horrified, but didn't show it.) Those were just a few of the many things that I remember asking for. My mom calmy thought it impossible to keep them as pets. It didn't stop me from dreaming and wondering about them. If a horse could pull a wagon surely an elephant could do just as good or better. No?

I've created an elephant, not any elephant, but Elephant Love! You see it's telling us how much it love's you. It was made by my own two hands with a wire underbody for support and then paper mache, gesso, paint, antique wash and varnish in that order. It took a few days dry...while I thought of other elephants.

For more information and pictures view it here. You could be the keeper of this elephant. (Your Mom won't mind at all.)

2 comments:

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I LOVE ELEPHANTS!!!!!! I am a University of Alabama alumna, and your elephant looks like Big Al, out mascot! Too, too adorable! I love you *this* much, too, Big Al!!! :D

Still loving your blog!
Ricki Jill

lottens vita och gröna said...

ohhh really cute elephant!
take care!
warm hug lotten, sweden