09 November 2009

The Ozenphant


In his Foundations of Modern Art, Amedée Ozenfant discusses the beauty of mankind's earliest paintings: the silhouetted outlines of human hands on the cave walls of Pech Merle, France. This inspired my invention of a hybrid creature, the ozenphant.
Top: ink on Moleskine 6cm x 4cm.
Below: Watercolour, crayon and levels tweak 21cm x 15cm. Click to enlarge.

4 comments:

ElizT said...

if you stare at it long enough it opens up all sorts of ideas about perception, development of the animal gut,dwarfism, bath sponges...

Jenea said...

H h ahahah !! Interesting idea!!! I like your ozenthant!!!!

Olaf said...

Impressed.

Dzhony_df said...

good idea! i like it