Sunday, July 8, 2012

Fennec in Sun orange cat on pattern painting

Fennec in Sun  Oil on cradled wood  8" x 8"  SOLD

Jala Pfaff's sweet & sleepy cat Fennec.  Making pattern look convincing is challenging.  Most times, I mimic shadows that can be found in the reference photo by making parts of the pattern darker.  Here, there was a patch of light in Jala's photo (on the left) which was painted brighter.


  1. So pretty, Diane! i love the patch of light, on the pattern, and also on the head and ear. :)

  2. Wonderful! I love the colors and that subtle bit of light coming from behind with the tiniest bit of shadow on the pattern. Lovely!

  3. So great. I love the translucency of Fennec's cute little ears.


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