Watching Cricket

Bored baboons

baboon looking like they would rather be somewhere else

Very human expressions and habits make baboon fun to watch and to paint. They can entirely ignore you, caught up in the soap opera that is their life, dining, sleeping, fighting and doing everything in their family groups, not to mention the politics!

Baboons on a Limb, 2nd prize David Shepherd Wildlife Competition

Baboons on a Limb

This is the painting I entered into the David Shepherd Wildlife Competition 2010, in Lusaka, Zambia. It was placed 2nd in the Painting Category.