Tag: Animal Painting

Tiger in a Tropical Storm

Painting Animals from Imagination Alone Henri Rousseau is best known for painting animals–exotic ones. His jungle scenes are icons of art history but did you know that he never left France during his lifetime? All the imagery he painted was invented entirely in his mind and perhaps coupled with inspiration he got from listening to…

Curoius Kitten

Pastel Painting Pastels and pastel pencils on green charcoal paper – 12″ x 8″ Painted this for our 2016 Christmas cards based on a photo of one of our kittens, “Amelia”, in 1886. Our daughter gave us two Himalayan kitten sisters, Amelia and Amanda, just a few weeks old for Christmas that year. Both lived…