Fine art illustration of an Emperor Penguin. The print is hand-signed by the artist and is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. The reproduction of this original pen and ink drawing is done on high quality acid-free archival paper. Call 1 800-913-7906 for more information or to order by phone. Click here for shipping info.
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The Emperor Penguin was completed on July 15, 2008. It was inspired after watching 'March of the Penguins' movie. Generally, I don't include offspring or any other animals when creating a drawing, but as the young of the Emperor Penguins are so adorable, and the care these birds take to raise them in such volatile conditions, I decided to include one.
The Emperor Penguin is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species. It is is endemic to Antarctica. Like all penguins, Emperor Penguins have a big head, a short, thick neck, a streamlined shape, a short, wedge-shaped tail, and tiny, flipper-like wings. They have webbed feet which they use for swimming. Penguins are countershaded; they have a lighter color on the belly and a darker color on their back; this coloration helps them to hide them from predators, as from below they blend in with the surface of the water, and from above they blend in with the bottom