Giraffe: A Challenge Entry

I’m once again entering the monthly challenge at More Mixed Media.  This month’s theme is “anything goes + bright colors.”  I knew right away which piece I wanted to enter:  my giraffe.

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Giraffe is built on a 3/4″ thick canvas.  He started out as a pretty simple construct, and as I started applying layers of colored acrylic paint to build him up, I realized that some animal print papers and other mixed media goodies would help make him pop.  Below are pictures showing the progression of his creation.

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