Saturday, February 26, 2011

Tiger Cub Portrait


I just finished this portrait for the Decoys and Wildlife Show this weekend in Frenchtown NJ. I'm sorry there are no wips, I basically just found out about the show last week. I started it 3 days ago and just finished in time to deliver it. Despite the short deadline I'll never get tired of painting these guy's.

22 comments:

Clive Meredith said...

lovely work john,i admire your fur rendition greatly.it must be a very self-fulfilling experience to be able to produce an image so stunning in only 3 days!

sue said...

Oh my Gosh!! That is so beautiful. I love all the work you've shown on your Blog, but this is my favourite and congratulations for getting it done so quickly. Good luck with the show

Erik said...

Amazing John, your love for the subject shines through. Good luck with the show, this one is a winner!

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Kelly Singleton said...

All I can say is WOW!

The Septic Tank Blog said...

I have really enjoyed your site. Keep up the good work

Scott D. Tillett said...

Good luck with the show John. This will absolutely be a crowd pleaser.

Soupdogg404 said...

That's an amazing portrait!

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Laurisa said...

Your paintings are so realistic and I love the lighting, subjects, perspecting and everything about them. It is amazing work!

wildlifeart said...

STUNNING! as always John

Jason

Ruth Andre said...

Your work is lovely.

artbyakiko said...

Absolutely beautiful!! Amazing work, as always!

Painting 'n Paddling said...

Hi John, long time (if you recall me at all). Have wilderness art expedition in support of Smithsonian NMNH exhibition and tour. Only art from expeditions this year and next are assured to be in time for the catalogue. Let me know an easier means of contact if interested.
(802) 881-2823 (cell)
(514) 694-8727 land line much of week

Painting 'n Paddling said...

Hi John,

A spectre from the past; Rob Mullen here (www.paintnpaddlestudio.com)

We haven't met since the Florida Wildlife Expo in '01 or '02, but if you recall, even then I had the germ of an idea for using art from wilderness expeditions to promote wilderness conservation. Been up and down since, but has just this year caught fire.

Since 2004,I have been working with the Smithsonian's NMNH. After a torturous several years, "Visions of the Boreal Forest" has a major bank sponsoring it and now all is in a rush. We have two expeditions that are planned to be incorporated into the exhibition design that we haven't run yet. They both require a lot of time since they are very remote and wild, though not particularly dangerous as opposed to the last crazy trip I did with Cole Johnson. Let me know if you are at all interested; rob@robmullen.com or rob@wreaf.org (802) 881-2823 or (514)694-8727

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