The group I have been painting with at Epcot on Fridays has now moved to Animal Kingdom. We are so psyched! I was on the design team for this park and have loved it from day one. We traveled to many places in Asia during the concept and design phase and spending time in the Asia area of Animal Kingdom brings back so many great memories.
One of my favorite things about plein air painting is the ambiance surrounding you. At the location today, I thought I would share with you some of my surroundings. Just behind where I was painting was the home of the White Cheeked Gibbons. One of the females just had a baby, and here is a video of her with her mom and a few of the males. The female is a brown color and the males are dark. The baby's name is Harper named after Harper Lee.
Every morning around 8:00 they start this ritual where they screech, or sing if you will, to mark their territory. It is an unbelievable sound and the first time you hear it you think they are electronic sirens or alarms! Here is a sound snippet of their songs! Stick with it they really get going about half way through this one minute audio.