A Little Nap Before Dinner

This is the second painting in a series about Abe the Chimpanzee. This time, Abe has caught the feast of a lifetime but he is very tired and wants to take a nap before dinner. Once again, Abe is dreaming about fruit, his homeland in South America, and of course...female chimps.

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David Holcombe 14 Jan 2006

This is wonderful imagery. The chimp has an almost scuptled quality. The blue and yellow background creates a mysterious, mystical landscape. The bright orange fruit has a roundness that is recaptured in the blue balls. A very nice work. One small detail (about the text), chimps come from Africa, not South America. Perhaps the error was intentional, but I couldn't figure out why? Keep creating and thanks for your comments.

Artist Reply: Yes David, Chimps originate from Africa.

Kristi Mashburn 13 Jul 2005

I love your work Joe , its fantastic

Jessica Hobdell 24 Apr 2005

I love it great colors

Junji Takemoto 17 Mar 2005

i like him.

Joke Schotting 31 Jan 2005

A very delightful composition Joe.