Portraits with layers of interest

Melissa Terlizzi takes you on safari on PolymerClayDaily.com

Virginia’s Melissa Terlizzi takes us to the jungle with her polymer Safari Portraits. On the finished piece, Melissa included two more portraits –  a giraffe, and an elephant – onto the finished canvas.

She sculpts mostly wildlife and mostly for home decor, with a real fondness for her subjects and an understanding of their habitats. Note how she pulls the viewer into her scenes with layers of interest and loads of surprising details. What could have been a good animal portrait makes you part of a story.

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  • reply Lorrene Baum-Davis ,

    Wow, wow and WOW! Amazing work. So cool to see the magnificent talent her. Thanks Melissa and Cynthia.

    • reply Michele Tobler-Sutter ,

      Isn’t that a Rhino??? Not elephant….

      • reply Vicki Harrison-Sewell ,

        Ahh, i really love these animal portraits by Melissa, full of charm & style, in a great setting!..thank you for sharing Melissa & Cynthia..

        • reply Marilyn Davenport ,

          Excellent work.

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