Where? Theater of the Sea in Islamorada, Florida.
On a recent vacation, I couldn't resist the opportunity. Come and take a look at Wilbur's creative process...
Wilbur poses with his masterpiece. A little abstract, I might say:
A short video of the experience:
(Note: my first attempt at using Google's video editor. Timing seemed accurate in the editor, but timeframes shortened in conversion - sorry!)
So, here's Wilbur.
First step. Picking paints:
As the participant, you select 4 colors.
A close-up of Wilbur's brushes and paints:
Wil's first strokes:
Pink makes it POP:
The final painting:
Love Wilbur's whisker marks in the paint! So endearing.
And, with Wilbur's masterpiece:
(On a side note: lovin' the butterfly bench inside the aquamarine park. Would look great in the garden at home. Anyone know where to find one?!)
COME TO FIND OUT that artist/animal enrichment programs are available at zoos across the country. Check out a book called "Fur in My Paint" by Tifane Grace for more information. Paint with dolphins, snakes, orangutans, elephants, SEA LIONS, and more.
Truly an experience I will never, ever forget!
If you enjoyed this post, please check out:
* Pastured, Beyond Organic at Polyface Farm
* Rejuvenating the Artist's Soul at N. Myrtle Beach
Thanks for stopping by~