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First Light - Cheetah By Simon Combes

By Simon Combes

First Light - Cheetah by Simon Combes

“Cheetahs are enigmatic and perhaps the most intriguing of all the big cats to me,” says artist Simon Combes of the subject of First Light. “My encounters with cheetahs have been like meeting a person who has poise, elegance, class, fleeting moments of warmth and yet tantalizingly aloof. The challenge of painting cheetahs is two-fold: firstly, the chest is so pronounced in comparison to the head that in certain positions the animal can look positively grotesque. Secondly, I am often stumped at portraying the cat’s mood … what is it thinking behind that mask of haughty disdain? So serious, so intent, so reserved, does this animal ever relax and have fun?

This painting was as much an indulgence in design as it was an attempt to capture that magical, early-morning, golden mistiness surrounding the surreal silhouettes of distant arcadia trees. I loved the elegant, s-shaped line from the cheetah’s nose to the tip of its tail.”

First Light - Cheetah by Simon Combes is available for sale as a Signed and Numbered Limited Edition of only 75 Giclee Canvas art prints with a 14 x 18 Image Size and is for sale for $395 unframed. They are in mint condition and have never been framed. Simon Combes Wildlife art prints on sale framed any way you want or unframed. Order your print today. All prints are professionally boxed and insured and guaranteed to arrive in mint condition. Wildlife Artist Simon Combes Cheetahs and Big Cats in Art Prints and Original Paintings for sale. Cheetahs And African Wildlife Artwork on sale painted by wildlife artist Simon Combes. All prints have been hand signed by the artist.

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