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s. j.
05-19-2003, 01:21 PM
Hi Folks,

Cross-posted in Drawing & Sketching.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-May-2003/15942-babyracoon.jpg

Graphite on Bristol smooth
8 x 10


The story behind the reference pic:
A friend, from work rescued four baby raccoons that he thought were abandoned in an unused chimney. He said it took several hours to fish them out using hand-made snares. They kept them for three days playing and taking photos with them. Then the mother raccoon showed up outside the house, raisin a fuss. She wanted her babies back, so they gingerly put them outside and momma raccoon took them all back!

Thanks .s. j.

RachelG*
05-19-2003, 01:59 PM
This is sooo cute! maybe defining the eyes a little more would just bring it all together. this is great!!!!!
Cool story, by the way!!!! i wish i'd found the baby racoons....i'm glad they gave them back to their mommy!!!:D

RobinZ
05-19-2003, 02:24 PM
Very nice! What an expression you captured!!!!:clap:

crazeejumper
05-19-2003, 02:44 PM
How cute! Great job on the drawing. :clap:

Paul Hopkinson
05-19-2003, 06:04 PM
s.j. this is great! I like the way you have blended the pencil on the Raccoon. Also I realise how difficult hands can be to draw and you have done this brilliantly!

Paul

Sher
05-20-2003, 04:00 AM
Your picture is soooo realistic! You are a talented artist. I also checked out your website.......WOW! :clap: :clap: :clap:

s. j.
05-20-2003, 08:22 AM
I thank you all for your kind comments.....s. j.