Art By Miriam is pleased to release her Tiger Eye pastel painting. She was having a relatively calm day when she painted it.
The orange fur of the tiger surround the eye which is the central aspect of the painting. A sadness seams to lurk in the eye of the tiger. The white and black striped fur contrasts well in the back ground. I painted this because of the eye. I haven’t quite got the expression I wanted. I was looking for the majestic tiger and in this painting the eye is unsure, doubting.
I painted this on a calm day. No demons to torment me yet I painted quickly. I was distracted and know from now on to put all my thought into the eye. Eyes are intriguing to me. I have computer issues and this has distracted me too much to be calm and do a good job.
The technical aspect of this painting was the eye. Usually tiger eyes are yellow but in the photograph it had a greenish tint with brown eyes. I made the eye more bright with a reddish brown. The droop of the upper eyelid make it a melancholic eye instead of a majestic eye. What is the tiger thinking?
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