This Elephant Portrait was painted by Somjai, an elephant artist and has been adapted to needlepoint canvas. Somjai is one of various elephants who are cared for by The Asian Elephant Art and Conservation Project (AEACP), a charity dedicated to saving the diminishing number of Asian Elephants left on our planet. The Elephants in their care have been given paint and and time to paint for their own benefit. The Art Project gives the elephants and their caretakers the artistic tool to change their lives for the better as their natural habitat disappears. Elephant portrait shows the amazing intelligence and creativity of these wonderful creatures. Kit includes a 11″ x 15″ on 14 mesh mono deluxe needlepoint canvas and all the wool or silk threads needed to complete. Please indicate your thread preference in the Notes section at Checkout. A significant percentage of each purchase of our Elephant Art canvas benefit the AEACP. This is a marvelous canvas for a child’s room or play area, as a center for a unique cushion or pillow or frame for a wall display. Not only are you stitching a remarkable piece but you are also helping both domesticated and what remains of the wild elephant populations of the world.