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Woodland Park Zoo Residents: the Siamangs

The more I visit the zoo the more I get to know the residents. Woodland Park has a knowledgeable staff of employees and volunteers who are happy to…

Work In Progress: Pete Final

I realized I’d never posted the final image of Pete. Unfortunately graphite is a challenge to scan, so I might make another attempt at a later date. For…

Whales, Seals, Gulls and Cormorants

I went on a whale watching trip yesterday, out to the shore of San Juan Island. We saw a family of orca whales: mother Spirit and her grown…

Work In Progress: Pete Four

I’d been aiming to have this piece finished in time for the UW Natural Science Illustration reception on Thursday and I came very close. Although this current image…

Work In Progress: Pete Three

Pete’s not done yet, but I’m optimistic that I’ll have the drawing done by Thursday’s Endless Forms Most Beautiful reception so he’ll be in my portfolio. I lost…

Jaguar Cubs at the Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo’s jaguar cubs made their official debut yesterday, and today I went to see them. They are adorable, of course. All three snoozed for a while…

Work in Progress: Pete Two

I’ve spent more time lately trying to sort out business stuff than drawing, and I’m a little sad about that. There’s a reason I went into art rather…

Work In Progess: Pete

This is Pete. He’s the patriarch of the Western Lowland Gorillas (group one) at the Woodland Park Zoo here in Seattle. He was born in the wild in…

Asian Small-Clawed Otters

It’s always a good day to go to the zoo! Today was my first chance to see Woodland Park Zoo’s new Asian small-clawed otters. They cruised around their…