Wildlife Pencil Sketches. Drawings of African elephants and other Animals

Drawings of African elephants. African wildlife sketches of endangered animals
Fine Art Pencil Drawings by Mike Elliott - African animals - South African Art
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African wildlife Pencil Sketches

Mike was based in Africa for 17 years giving him tremendous access to material for his African wildlife sketches. His drawings of animals include everything from Springhare to African Elephants

Wild Dog - African Wildlife sketches of one of the most endangered species

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Sketch
A series of drawings of African animals and paintings commissioned for the 2000 calendar - "Survivors of the Millennium". Mike's African wildlife sketches are continually in demand for publication.
Wild Dog
endangered animal
200mm x 320mm


Past Work

The Spring Hare - pencil sketch. Various drawings of African animals
The Springhare
340mm x 230mm

Past Work
Pencil Sketch
One of several African wildlife sketches for the 1998 "Tales of Africa" calendar. Read the "Dew Pond" Legend

Quagga fighting - Drawing of one of many extinct animals. Another pencil sketch for the "Survivors of the Millennium" Calendar.
Fighting Quagga
200mm x 320mm

Past Work
Sketch
This pencil sketch is one of twelve drawings of African animals for the y2000 "Survivors of the Millennium" calendar covering extinct & endangered animals and some masters of survival.

Ostrich Study - Series of drawings of African animals in Legends
Ostrich
340mm x 230mm

Past Work
Pencil Sketch
One of 12 drawings of African animals for the 1998 "Tales of Africa" calendar. These African wildlife sketches focused on legends surrounding different animals.

Baboon Drinking - One of 12 African wildlife sketches for a calendar covering legends
Baboon Drinking
340mm x 230mm

Past Work
Pencil Sketch
Yet another of the wildlife pencil sketches for the "Tales of Africa" calendar for 1998. Very common and often aggressive animals.

Wildlife pencil sketches - Dzombo - one of the biggest African elephants in the Kruger Park
Dzombo
One of the biggest African Elephants
310mm x 340mm


Past Work
Pencil Sketch
This picture of Dzombo was in a series of African wildlife pencil sketches used in the y2000 "Survivors of the Millennium" calendar. He was one of the "Magnificent Seven", the Kruger Park's biggest African elephants

Drawing - "Woman and the Chameleon" - a feared animal in the Legends of Africa. Another of the "Tales of Africa" calendar pictures
The Chameleon
A fearful creature
340mm x 230mm

Past Work
Pencil Sketch
Many dark legends surround this greatly feared but harmless animal. One of the wildlife pencil sketches for the " Tales of Africa" calendar. Read the story of the "Origin of People"

More Pencil Sketches Scottish Wildlife and People of Africa

Besides his sketches of animals, Mike's Artwork includes many studies of Bushmen including the wildlife they share their environment with. This is based on 12 years interacting with these wonderful people &, through them, learning more about the flora and fauna of Africa than was possible from books. For more of this South African art visit Mike's gallery of Artwork of Ethnic Africa art.

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