Tiger Realm - a tiger in enchanted forest by Gill Bustamante
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An original oil painting of a tiger in a semi abstract kingdom. The tiger is in stalking mode as she climbs a tree over a deep gorge and looks to the right where she has spotted something off in the distance. The background colours shimmer in tones of green, purple, yellow and pinks. It hints at trees and rocks and maybe a waterfall in abstract art nouveau style. Once again, I wanted to paint a scene where a tigress can live without fear of harm. We are voyeurs on her world which she can fade in and out of whenever she chooses. It is her domain and I am happy to have provided it for her.
I am an artist based in Sussex, England and I paint large landscape paintings and seascape paintings in oil on canvas. My painting style is not always easy to define but has elements of abstract, Impressionist, Expressionist and possibly some Art-Nouveau. Although I have a fine art degree in sculpture (acquired at Brighton in 1983), I am largely self-taught as a painter. For many year’s I painted animal portraits but finally realised I was having to repress my urge to ...