Elephant & Ant – Will the Real Eleph Please Stand Up!!!

Been working on some preliminary doodle-sketches for Ramesh’s Poem about the Love Affair Between an Elephant and an Ant.

Ramesh is so creative (and wonderfully quirky) to have dreamt up a relationship between such disparate souls!  But his charming haiku and poem about this unlikely pair captured my attention and my heart.

Here’s a sample of the poetry prelude to Elephant and ANT to whet your taste for more!

Elephant & Ant
by Ramesh Sood
A little More than Ordinary . . .
PreludeBefore Ant
 
Before marrying his Ant
Preliminary Sketch of Rattie!
Our dear hero Elephant
Had fallen for a Female Rat
Oh, don’t ask how could be that
 
Shocked to see the monolith
Rattie thought it really fit
to talk before taking the bait.
 
So happily she agreed for a date
 
 

What’s your vote? Should Elph be Green, Blue, Orange or . . . .?

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6 thoughts on “Elephant & Ant – Will the Real Eleph Please Stand Up!!!

  1. I was drawn to the multi-colored elephant, Bottom left…orange, red, pink…
    But is the elephant the boy or the girl…I think the boy yes? since Rattie has a bow….so perhaps green…I just love green!

    I like the drawing of the blue one the best…simple, and whimsical at the same time.

    What ever color you choose, it will be beautiful!!

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  2. Oh, that’s so cute.. Rattie has come out well…. you will choose the right colour… and actually you already know it… Well I am keeping my fingers crossed and praying… for the kind of effort you are putting… God Bless!!!

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  3. I like the blue, but then I wonder — what shall the colo(u)r of the ant be — that’s me; always one step ahead of myself! (Love the look all all the elephants, rattie, and your friend’s wonderful poem!
    A poet friend of mine is now working with an artist to develop an illustrated volume of his work. (They don’t know if it’ll be an e-book, DVD, paper book, self-publised or what. But I like the cross over of drawn and written art (and chronic illness/chronic pain) — that’s a large part of the project I hope to lanch once I get the hang of Dragon and learn how to blog, do email, and I hope comment on other folks’ blogs. (Also, there is the need to feel a bit more stable before I lead myself, let alone anyone else, done a new, untrodden (at least in my case) path.)

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