#Read about Guest #Author Rita Goldner

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Rita GoldnerOne of the reasons this blog intrigued me is because my story is ABOUT an ape, an orangutan, to be exact. I have been a wildlife artist for many years, and very often went to my local zoo (Phoenix) to sketch and paint the animals. I just brought a little folding chair and set it up in front of an exhibit and did pencil sketches, or I brought paints and an easel if I had more time. I was able to combine my love of wild animals with my love of art, and I think drawing from life, especially a moving subject, improved my skill. In any event, it’s been loads of fun!

I always had a tough time in the summer months when temperatures ranged from 110 to 120 degrees F, so I went very early and left at 10:30 or 11:00. A few years ago, the zoo built…

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  1. Thanks for sharing Tricia 😀

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