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12×18 colored pencil portrait on “Artagain” paper (a recycled paper made by Canson and is simply wonderful to work on). Original available.

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The Golden Tabby Tiger, which is how they are referred to, is a rather rare coloring for the tigers. This particular cat resides at the Buffalo New York Zoo. When we got there, his keeper told us that he usually comes outside and ditches way in the back so that photo ops are almost impossible. Well.. he must have know we were coming because he come into his yard and walked all around the enclosure.. paused.. posed.. walked some more and would actually look our way. It was almost as if he was trying to be more cooperative than usual, and we did manage to get some really terrific shots… which is how I ended up doing this piece.

  • Complete 09-25-2004 in 4.36 hours spread over 3 days

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bbk02200, bigcat, black, nature, orange, tiger, wildcat, wildlife

I love what I do and I do what I love.. been drawing for over 60 years now – I hope I’ve got it right.

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  • Shazza
    Shazzaover 6 years ago

    WOW! you wouldnt believe how much i would love to do that! awsum job!

  • BarbBarcikKeith
    BarbBarcikKeithover 6 years ago

    Shazza, which awesome job would that be? And thanks for the “wow”.. love gettin’ those..

  • kipishiux
    kipishiuxover 6 years ago

    Wonderful done. Really great drawing

  • Siamesecat
    Siamesecatover 6 years ago

    Yes he sure is Share Khan..

    Exellent artwork, Love it…

  • LoreLeft27
    LoreLeft27over 6 years ago

    swwwwweeeeetttttttt :)

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 4 years ago

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    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    1 image per day / March 7, 2011 / Limit 20

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