Continuing a photographic series in the daily lives of elephants. And playing with the watercolor mode in Photoshop. These elephants are part of the endangered Presidential Elephants of Zimbabwe. Endangered by the very government that decreed them “Presidential.”
Cheryl Merrill’s essays have been published in Fourth Genre, Pilgrimage, Brevity, Seems, South Loop Review, Ghoti, Alaska Quarterly Review, Adventum and Isotope. “Singing Like Yma Sumac” was selected for the Best of Brevity 2005 and Creative Nonfiction #27. It was also included in the anthology Short Takes: Model Essays for Composition, 10th Edition. Another essay, “Trunk,” was chosen for Special Mention in Pushcart 2008.
She is currently working on a book about elephants: Larger than Life: Living in the Shadows of Elephants.
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5 thoughts on “Your Daily Elephant”
une si jolie famille, émouvant de les observer
I love the planes that photoshop creates on their bodies! Very sculptured…
I’m not talented enough to actually watercolor, but it is fun playing with Photoshop!