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Offline Force Guy

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Elephant paints self-portrait
« on: April 3, 2008, 10:49 PM »
You can watch the clip here.  Kinda like a cross between Babar and Picasso, no?  Thoughts? 
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Re: Elephant paints self-portrait
« Reply #1 on: April 3, 2008, 11:42 PM »
I hate making myself look stupid, but it's sure as hell better than anything I could paint. Not quite as wierd as the robotic dog video I saw a few weeks back, but kind of wierd.

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Re: Elephant paints self-portrait
« Reply #2 on: April 4, 2008, 09:18 AM »
Saw that. Don't know what to make of it.
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Re: Elephant paints self-portrait
« Reply #3 on: April 4, 2008, 10:06 AM »
When I was in Chicago on a business trip, I picked up this book for my wife at the museum.



It's a fantastic book written as a serious art book. There is a sequal called "Why paint cats" which is even funnier.

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Re: Elephant paints self-portrait
« Reply #4 on: April 4, 2008, 01:30 PM »
Yes, MP! I too have read the "Why Cats Paint" book. Great stuff!

My only problem is, did the elephant intend for this painting to be a self-portrait? Is that just the audience's reaction? Do the intentions of the artist invalidate said reaction?  :P
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Re: Elephant paints self-portrait
« Reply #5 on: April 4, 2008, 02:44 PM »
You sound like my wife geeking out.  ;D
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Re: Elephant paints self-portrait
« Reply #6 on: April 4, 2008, 03:40 PM »
That video is jaw dropping...awe inspiring...but everytime I glance at this thread topic I think it says "Elephant Penis"

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