The Magic Pelican

Pelikan_end The pelican is magic because when someone shouts “dinner time” he starts spitting the most beautiful fish out of his throat poach.The Magic Pelican then sighs from the bottom of his heart and turns into a magic...

I made this as an assignment for the fairyland e-zine from Carla Sonheims  online art course "Year of the Fairy Tale". Each participant had to come up with one page with a magic animal or object. Have a look, if you like, its great to see howthe many great ideas about magic objects and different techniques and styles that came up.

I used oil pastels and colored pencils on black paper. I did quite a few sketches of both pelicans and fish and tried how colors work on black paper - here is on worth showing.

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