Thursday, 19 January 2012

X is for .. Animal Woodblock ABC

X is for ... Xerus or commonly known as African Ground Squirrels



"Tucker Time - African Ground Squirrel"
charcoal engraving on board by Steve Morvell
an Australian nature artist whose work has appeared in many books and postage stamps.

or 



or

Xylocopa or Large Carpenter Bees


The Violet Carpenter Bee and The Southern Carpenter Bee
a watercolour by Valerie Littlewood - Link

This is my only real cheat in the whole alphabet - no linocuts, woodblocks, woodcut or wood engraving to be found. Any suggestions -- the second squirrel ?? photoshop.
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