57 x 94.5 inch (H*W)
145 x 240 cm (H*W)
Enamel and Oil Pastel on Canvas
Contemporary Expressive, Wildlife, Animals
What is quick like a cat, has a coat of beautiful spots, and a majestic great horn on its nose? A leoparhino! A cross between a leopard and a rhino, this majestic creature holds the strength and beauty of two incredible animals. Even though they may be very different members of the animal kingdom they are both just as important, just as beautiful, and both deserving of protection. With this combination of animals maybe the rhino horn will be safer. With the traits of the leopard, the leoparhino can run faster, climb a tree, and use its claws to escape the poachers. Wouldn’t that be wonderful?
In this highly expressive and passionate style Gillie and Marc have let their emotions run free in this explosive collection of freehand painting. Inspired by the styles of Brett Whiteley, Francis Bacon, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gillie and Marc have combined enamel paint with oil pastel to breathe life into the worlds most endangered species. Over the past five years, Gillie and Marc spent hours sketching and studying wildlife, travelling the globe to meet these animals up close. These sketches have now been brought to life in vibrant colour with love and passion. Each painting is created as a team with both the artists bringing their own emotion into every painting.
Please note: All canvases come stretched and ready to hang, however if you would like your painting to be framed, Gillie and Marc are happy to provide this service for you at your request. For framing enquiries please email us.
It is important to keep your painting out of direct sunlight and not to lean anything against the surface of the canvas. If it gets dusty, it can be cleaned with a soft dry cloth.
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