What was your source for this piece? Other Tell us a little more about your inspiration. It was a real photo, improv. With colors What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. Much layering done with grey scales of paint.... Took a while to capture the high saturation and contrast that the client wanted in the piece. Much of the painting was worked over layering semi-dried area to display more illusionistic look of the lions fur. While moving to a more surreal aspect with the colorful eye. Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? This was my first attempt at an animal with paint. I feel as though it turned out pretty good. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Time is your friend, patience is a virtue and kitty cats are the bomb.