Monday, March 7, 2016

The Ellebobarkianda

I would like to introduce you to Quinn's newest creation, the ellebobarkianda:

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Posted with the permission of the artist.

I should explain. I mean, obviously there is a Cat Submarine with Oreo inside. And that might be Quinn up there in the boat. That creature there in the middle is the ellebobarkianda.

See, it is part gazelle ("elle," the horns), part bobcat ("bob," the head), part shark ("ark," the body), part scorpion ("ian"—misspelled, the stinger), and part red panda ("da," the tail).

I'm not sure what the assignment was, but I'm pretty sure Quinn nailed it.

I asked Quinn if I could post his picture on my blog and he not only said yes, but insisted that I also post his cat gargoyle picture. So:

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The cat gargoyle—or catgoyle.

He wanted me to have you rate his art on a scale of one to ten, but he agreed when I told him that it really probably isn't a good idea to ask the internet to assign you a number for your worth, so mere exclamations of, "THAT IS THE BEST DRAWING OF AN ELLEBOBARKIANDA THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN!" will be fine.

16 comments:

  1. It IS the best picture of an Ellebobarkianda I have ever seen! Bar none. Well done, Quinn.

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  2. Great imagination and talent!! Good job Quinn.

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  3. THAT IS THE BEST DRAWING OF AN ELLEBOBARKIANDA THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN!

    Those are some great pictures! The details are very impressive!!

    I can't decide if my favorite is the Ellebobarkianda or the catgoyle.

    Has Quinn checked out the gargoyles at the National Cathedral?

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  4. My favorite parts of the Ellebobarkianda are the face and the panda tail. Those parts have especially great details! I like how colorful the picture is too.

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  5. Awesome painting, Quinn! Not only is it a fantastic picture of an Ellebobarkianda, but I really love how you came up with the name.

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  6. FANTASTIC! Really AMAZING. I LOVE the ellebobarkianda! What imagination and intelligence that required. And I'm glad you published the great catgoyle, too. Looking forward to seeing more from Quinn.

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  7. These are awesome pictures! What a great display of artwork!

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  8. Quinn, excellent work! :) Wow!
    OK, while I'm not qualified to rate artwork, those cat faces are beautiful, and the overall composition is very creative.
    If the medium was watercolor, then it's even more impressive! Do you know how difficult watercolor is?

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  9. The face! And the colours! It's gorgeous - talented child!

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  10. Fantastic drawing and painting. There is a future in visual art for that boy! Helps to have a great imagination.
    Keep up the drawing, practice every day! Try drawing or painting with your "wrong" hand, too. It will use a different part of your brain, and will be better at some kinds of art. My right hand is better at writing and small, precise details, but my left hand is better at shapes and outlines.

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  11. Quinn --

    You are a very talented artist!! I LOVE your ellebobarkianda! It is a truly wonderful creature. Your sense of color and imagination are extraordinary. Please keep posting your artwork. I can't wait to see what you will do in the future.

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  12. “THAT IS THE BEST DRAWING OF AN ELLEBOBARKIANDA THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN!”

    I totally dig Quinn's artwork.

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  13. I echo the other sentiments! 10 out of10.

    “THAT IS THE BEST DRAWING OF AN ELLEBOBARKIANDA THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN!”

    Wonderful art, and both would make fantastic illustrations for books.

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