Toronto Outdoor Art Fair
A Quill on Scratchboard portrait of a Cape (African) Buffalo head, the portrait focuses on the right half of the face and horn.

Widowmaker of the Savanna

Artist
Nathan Cole
Description
A Quill on Scratchboard portrait of a Cape (African) Buffalo. The animal is extremely territorial and defensive and known as one of the deadliest mammals in Africa. The portrait is created by hand, using a metal quill to scratch away the black-inked surface to reveal the white porcelain layer underneath. The surface is not for printmaking but is instead the final work. The surface is not marked up in any way to begin; instead, the artist picks a focal point and builds out from there.
Category
2D Works
Medium
Quill on Scratchboard
Dimensions
30.48 × 22.86 × 0.51 cm

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