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03-02-2012, 05:19 AM
Hi everyone:),
this painting have a photo reference from a book of National geographic(like the puma of 'jump')
I love cats:) and enjoy a lot to draw and paint them.
No tracing
Oil in different load and knife.
Two levels
Hope you like;)
Criticisms and comments are welcome

03-02-2012, 06:45 AM
Nicely done Silvy, love the colours, what was the size of the canvas ?

03-02-2012, 06:56 AM
Silvy, this is beautiful, such power and movement, love it:):):):):)

03-02-2012, 08:10 AM
This is fantastic Silvy! Wow!:eek:

03-02-2012, 08:17 AM
wonderful Silvy. what a painting. it has very beautiful Asian sensibility to me. excellent!

03-02-2012, 09:30 AM
WOW love the eyes just beautiful:):)

03-02-2012, 10:27 PM
Cara Silvia, ma è bellissimo questo quadro e anche ipnotico! Una sensibilità artistica degna di Antonio Ligabue! (non il cantante ovviamente):p

Dear Silvia, this painting is really very beautiful and hypnotic too! An artistic sensibility worthy of Antonio Ligabue! (not the singer obviously):p

03-02-2012, 10:36 PM
What a beauty this is Silvy. I feel the speed of the tiger and the glow in his eyes. It is quite a remarkable painting:)

03-03-2012, 04:49 AM
silvy.. what an exciting painting... having the Tiger running right at you..oh my !:eek:

03-03-2012, 06:05 AM
The movement in this is fantastic. And I admire how you did the snow. I recently had a little project to do and the snow won. I switched to a beach scene to avoid it.

03-03-2012, 07:30 AM
THe eyes are mesmerizing. Great work Sylvia!

03-03-2012, 11:06 AM
Oh Silvy, :eek: truly fantastic...



03-04-2012, 02:55 AM
@limey- Many thanks!:) -the size of the canvas is 1024x768. I rarely use larger sizes, but maybe I should do it

@pat1940 Thank you very much !:)

@Sketchism71 Thank you very much!:)

@screenpainter Tahnks for your kind comment:)

@mannafig many thanks, painting the eyes is one of my favorite things:)

@Caesar :p e daie con sto cantante!
A parte gli scherzi, grazie mille del commento. La mia tigre è meno arrabbiata di quella di Ligabue, ma forse più pericolosa;)

@Katie you are very kind, thank you so much:)

@gxhpainter:D We hope that she have already eaten :rolleyes::eek:Thank you!

@Margi thank you but...should be water and not snow:rolleyes:
Perhaps I made it a bit heavy.
Doesn't matter, after all, the substance is the same:) Grazie!

@Bobbi, grazie !:)

@Weeks. thank you very much:)

03-04-2012, 06:19 AM
Hi Silvy. Love it, it's so full of energy in the pose and its lively colors and contrasts. Don't know the ref but you made it shine bright. Great work.

D Akey
03-04-2012, 06:51 AM
WOW! Very powerful, both in contrast and the look on the animal's face. I would think it's almost hyper-real. (I know that's a term used for photo realism, but I mean it differently.)

This animal had presence and it comes forward out of the canvas because of the comparatively minimal color in the background and the brightness of the oranges and the patterning of the fur.

Your clarity of vision and attention to detail has breathed life into it. And I can feel the hot breath coming from it.

03-04-2012, 06:57 AM
Beautiful! The expression in the eyes is amazing, and the sense of movement through the snow is captured so well.

03-04-2012, 11:18 AM
I'm not sure if I'd be friend or foe, but I am that I like it


03-04-2012, 02:23 PM
great painting of a beautiful animal! I like this a lot :)

03-04-2012, 08:21 PM
Eh, cara Silvia, bisogna aver pazienza con gli anziani ... si ripetono ...:D:p

03-05-2012, 06:45 AM
@Belvrog, thank you very much. :)The ref is a great photo of a book of National Geographic. A good photo even if only used as a distance reference (I'm without a scanner), it is also helpful.
The shot, the shadows .... all work done. I try to work on light and drops of water for keep sense of movement. I'm quite satisfied of this one.

@D Akey :):o:) Many thanks , you're very kind.

@MaryLou Thank you very much:)

@EB thank you very much :)

@MSIE many thanks :)

@Caesar lo so, lo so....i miei genitori sono sugli 80 anni.
Ma voi uomini siete specialisti a fare le vittime dell'età che avanza come scusa....però se passa una bella ragazza giovane, perdete 20 anni in un colpo:D:p
So di che parlo, ne ho sposato uno anch'io:)

03-05-2012, 08:01 AM
Hi Silvy great work!:):):):):):):)

03-06-2012, 04:39 AM
Silvy, your bengala tigre keeps leaping from the page ... into my imagination ...

03-06-2012, 06:53 AM
Beautiful , love the eyes, colour and snow :)

03-06-2012, 07:57 AM
Beautiful silvy.:)

03-08-2012, 04:00 AM
excellent work..

03-08-2012, 07:34 PM
Excellent. I love the level of energy and movement you've managed to get into it, and the look in it's eyes is pure magic. Well done :)

03-08-2012, 10:56 PM
@ Many thanks SCP:)

@ Thank you so much chinapete:)

@ Thank you very much justjean :)

@ Thank you Saphire:)

@ Thanks jonwood:)

@ Thank you kindly HarlequiNQB :)

03-09-2012, 05:03 AM
Wow, this is fabulous...love it!

03-11-2012, 03:07 AM
Thank you very much lori:)