Giant Gorilla Valentine

Here is the Valentine’s Day card I made for my wife this year.

Some of you may be wondering why I didn’t draw the giant gorilla’s junk. Initially, I just didn’t think about it. I’ve drawn many, many apes, looking at many, many sources for reference and never have I actually taken notice of what a gorilla’s junk looks like. Somehow the junk must have always been obscured by the ape’s position or whatever, and I apparently didn’t need that information for whatever ape pose I was drawing. In THIS drawing, however, the lack of gorilla junk is pretty noticeable. I even had a chance to cover that area with clouds, but for whatever reason, I just didn’t realize until after I was finished. I suppose I could still go back into it and either add gorilla junk or move that one cloud slightly lower, but I’m just too lazy. Also, as always, I need to stop myself now, or I could keep working on the same drawing forever. Perhaps the next time I draw a gorilla (which will definitely be some time this year) I will add the junk. We’ll just have to wait and see. Perhaps the next gorilla I draw will be wearing pants.

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