An artist has so much freedom! Why not paint blue rhinos, just because you can! Waterpaint on Bockingford 300gsm paper. (This is the original) And here I changed the colour. What difference in atmosphere it makes! ART: Wildlife in Africa Family: Rhinocerotidae (Rhinoceroses) Scientific name: Ceratotherium simum Average shoulder height: 1.8 m Weight: Males – 2300 kg; Females – 1600 kg Gestation period: 16 months Life expectancy: 45-50 yrs FEATURED in Artist Universe 13 April 2012. FEATURED in Hosting Tutorial Class 22 April 2012. FEATURED in Painters Universe 23 April 2012. FEATURED in Silhouettes 24 April 2012. FEATURED in Art at its Best 13 July 2012. EEN van die Tien Bestes in ’n uitdaging in AFRIKAANS 3 November 2012.