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Clumsy the Elephant | Elephant

Clumsy the Elephant | Elephant

David Bucklow

Regular price R 34,950
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Invite the magnificent world of elephants into your home with "Clumsy the Elephant," an original artwork by the accomplished South African wildlife artist David Bucklow. Celebrating nature's grand masterpiece—the elephant, a gentle giant that reigns as the embodiment of innocence and strength.

David's photorealistic approach to artistry paints a stunning portrait of the animal kingdom's wonders, bringing each subject to life with intricate detail and vivid colors. From iconic landscapes to seascapes and African portraits, his versatile portfolio captures the heart of South Africa's beauty.

Yet, it's in his wildlife pieces that David's passion truly thrives. Every brushstroke dances with life, and the eyes of his creations pierce through the canvas, connecting with your soul. As David himself expresses, "The artwork comes to life, and you can almost feel the animal’s stare, as if it's observing your every step, just as they would in their natural habitat. It's an enchanting sensation that transports me back to the untamed wilderness." Allow the gaze of "Clumsy the Elephant" to captivate your space and immerse you in the allure of the wild.

About Artist

David Bucklow spent his childhood on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, where he started sketching and drawing from a young age. His intense love of wildlife became evident at age five when he presented his parents with a beautiful crayon sketch of a lion. This early Buckow work still hangs on the wall of his parent's home!

David ventured into portraiture, devoting his spare time to improving his artistic abilities by doing portraits and experimenting with pastel and pencil sketches. Despite being talented in this art form, David started to feel that he should again devote his time and talents to painting wildlife, a decision he has never regretted.

After moving to Cape Town Bucklow discovered his exceptional talent as a photo-realistic painter. His raw talent as a self-taught artist soon evolved into his signature style featuring wildlife, landscapes, and seascapes. Over time, he has continued to grow his technique and treatment of detail to the delight of international collectors.

Bucklow works from photographs and uses a selection of acrylics on canvas to capture the minute details of his subjects, finishing the work by coating the canvas to give it extra luster.

"When you get the eyes just right, the artwork comes to life, and you can almost feel the animal's stare as if she is watching your every move – as they do in the wild. It's quite special and takes me back to the wild bush every time," says Bucklow.

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This safe and cost-effective packaging is our preferred packaging option. We'll remove the canvas from the stretcher frame and roll it up into this sturdy and protective cardboard tube for shipping. Upon delivery, simply have the canvas re-stretched at your local framer.FLAT-PACKED / BOXED
We package the artwork on its stretcher frame or in a frame. The artwork is securely bubble-wrapped and packed into a sealed cardboard box. This option offers good protection of your artwork while in-transit, without the additional cost associated with custom-crating.


We build a custom-crate specifically to provide the best protection for your artwork. However, it's also the most costly option. We recommend custom-crates for the transportation of fragile artworks such as sculptures, ceramics and very large painting

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In the unlikely event that you are not entirely satisfied with your art purchase, we offer you additional peace of mind with our 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee. Our full money back 10 day Return Policy applies for online purchases only. If you feel you need to return your artwork, for whatever reason, you can notify us within 10 (ten) days of your purchase, return the item to us and receive a full refund.

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  • Certified Authentic Art

    Certified Authentic Art

  • 10 Day Return Policy

    10 Day Return Policy

  • Insured Shipments

    Insured Shipments

  • Established in 1987

    Established in 1987

  • World Wide Delivery

    World Wide Delivery

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