14 x 11"
Acrylic on canvas
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Velvet: Neither black, nor gold, he is the sun's shadow, the light of a new moon.
I actually finished this fellow nearly a month ago but have been too busy to share him until now!
A new patron of mine specifically asked for a melanistic jaguar worthy of the name "Velvet." Melanistic jaguars occupy the mid-ground between black panthers (which are actually dark jaguars--you can just make out their spots in good light) and the regular, golden color. No amount of scan attempts could capture the effect of the many layers of under-painting that went into this, but I hope you find it a worthy way for me to end my online absence!
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