A painting of a leopard focusing on the muzzle and eyes. My fascination with fur and skin textures led me to choose such a close up composition. Leopards hunt alone, and they do it silently. They will hide behind plants or amongst tall grass, and creep closer to their chosen prey, then hide again. Once they gain a capable distance, they will accelerate and take down the unfortunate animal. What an amazing predator!
Each hair on the face is individually painted, along with many layers of glazing to adjust the colours and increase the feeling of realism within the painting.
This piece is painted in oils on canvas and measures 33.5cm x 44cm. The painting is framed as shown in the photos.
canvas, alkyd oils