Bear Kiss - Polar Bears by Heather Ward
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There is a great challenge with drawing white animals. I’d been thinking about the polar bear for a while, then one of my reference photos spoke to me. I added the cub and the icy background. This will be the first in a series of mother/baby drawings.

Polar bears are still listed as a “vulnerable” species. Melting polar ice makes it harder for the bears to find food.

Charcoal on Strathmore smooth bristol paper, 17″×14″, 2009. Limited edition prints available.

504 views as of 06-02-10.

Tags

white, winter, cold, mother, baby, nature, pencil, charcoal, animal, cub, wildlife, bear, arctic, black and white, polar bear

Comments

  • Fraser Ross
    Fraser Rossalmost 5 years ago

    beautiful and would be great to raise awareness of the danger these creatures are in

  • Thank you for the wonderful comment. I will add to the description.

    – Heather Ward

  • Lynda Harris
    Lynda Harrisalmost 5 years ago

    Heather all your work is so beautiful! Just amazing! :)

  • Thank you Lynda!

    – Heather Ward

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosalmost 5 years ago

  • Thank you very much!

    – Heather Ward

  • Norah Jones
    Norah Jonesalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulation Heather. Your work is just stunning

  • Thank you, Norah.

    – Heather Ward

  • Thow's Photography
    Thow's Photogr...almost 5 years ago

    Stunning work

  • cammiecakes
    cammiecakesalmost 5 years ago

    This is amazing!!!

  • Alixzandra
    Alixzandraalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful works you do.

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful, warm and exceptional piece of work.

  • Rafferty-Evans
    Rafferty-Evansalmost 5 years ago

    Congrats on your feature, beautiful work

  • Jess Mo
    Jess Moalmost 5 years ago

    Amazing drawing! Looking forward to seeing more of your artwork!

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