Artwork / Baby Sees ABCs / O Is for Okapi

okapi mother and baby painting, wildlife art
Gwenn Seemel
O Is for Okapi
acrylic on panel
14 x 14 inches


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The first names embedded in this image are Obama, Oberon, Ocean, Octavius, Odin, Odysseus, Ofir, Okay, Olga, Olivia, Olynda, Ophelia, Omar, Omon, Oneonta, Onofrio, Orion, Orlando, Oronike, Oscar, Oso, Oswald, Otto, Owen, Oxiris, and Oz.

These stripey animals are the closest living relatives of giraffes, though, because they are so good at hiding in their jungle habitat, they used to be known as “African unicorns.” I drew an okapi when I was ten, and you can see that masterpiece as well as the making of O Is for Okapi in this video.

okapi painting
detail image