Orangutans Batang and ReddOrangutans Batang and Redd

Orangutans Batang and Redd

At the Smithsonian’s National Zoo live orangutans Batang and Redd. Baby Redd won my heart! Before creating this illustration  I built a reference model using sketches drawn at the Zoo and multiple photographs that I took in situ and found online.

Media: graphite over watercolor paper