Chameleons (family Chamaeleonidae) are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of lizards. They are distinguished by their parrot-like zygodactylous feet, their separately mobile and stereoscopic eyes, their very long, highly modified, and rapidly extrudable tongues, their swaying gait, the possession by many of a prehensile tail, crests or horns on their distinctively shaped heads, and the ability of some to change color. Colors include pink, blue, red, orange, turquoise, yellow, and green. Uniquely adapted for climbing and visual hunting, the approximately 160 species of chameleon range from Africa, Madagascar, Spain and Portugal, across south Asia, to Sri Lanka, have been introduced to Hawaii, California and Florida, and are found in warm habitats that vary from rain forest to desert conditions. Chameleons are often kept as household pets.
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ART: Waterpaint and Mixed Media
Enjoyed to paint this one in waterpaint on 300gsm Bockingford paper. I also used a HB pencil.
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  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonalmost 3 years ago

    Oh WOW! He is BEAUTIFUL Elizabeth! Absolutely gorgeous! You’ve done this chameleon proud!! Whoot whoot!

  • Dankie Maree!! I am falling in love with waterpaint ……don’t know for how long! Thanks so much for the fav, you make my day!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • rosalin
    rosalinalmost 3 years ago

    GREAT WORK

  • Thanks so much for the fav Rosalin and your lovely comment!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • supernan
    supernanalmost 3 years ago

    Whish I was this clever but alas no …. beautiful x

  • Thanks so much Nan…you are clever!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 3 years ago

    Nice work, Elizabeth!

  • Many thanks Dot!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinalmost 3 years ago

    This is a wonderful painting, Liz!!! Adore the blend of color…

  • Thanks so much Sally! (baie dankie!) ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 3 years ago


    2012/04/15 2 Images per day
    Lieflik!

  • Dankie Magriet, waardeer!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Rina Greeff
    Rina Greeffalmost 3 years ago

    Lieflik, Elizabeth: hy lyk sooo doodtevrede asof sy pensie lekker vol goggas is!!

  • Klomp dankies Rina, ook vir die gunsteling, waardeer baie!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Pieta Pieterse
    Pieta Pietersealmost 3 years ago

    Baie mooi! So salige gesigsuitdrukking – jy gee die emosie mee, mooi!

  • Glimlag ek nou van oor tot oor! Baie dankie Pieta!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakealmost 3 years ago

    This is beautiful Elizabeth !

  • Thanks so very much Renee, also for the fav, I really appreciate that!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedalmost 3 years ago

    04-16-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Thanks so much Kira, this is excellent news!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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