Orangutans are the most arboreal of the great apes and are only found in the rain forests of Boreo and Sumatra. Shrinking habitat has left the species endangered, critically endangered in Sumatra. This portrait of an orangutan was drawn on an iPad using the Sketchbook Pro app. Prints can be purchased here I created a time-lapse video of this piece, however I forgot to record part of the drawing. Click here to see the video.
This piece won a spot as runner up in the fine art category of issue 34 in the Creative Quarterly. This issue will be released this spring (2014), as a runner up it will be part of the online gallery.