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Fantasy Tiger - for sale by rieke-b Fantasy Tiger - for sale by rieke-b
Acrylic paints on cardboard, 13,5x9(x4)cm. I looked at several photos, mainly showing Siberian Tigers, and created a “fantasy tiger” from them - who isn't very well camouflaged, apparently. :D

The incredible beauty and strength of tigers makes me happy and sad at the same time. Without a weapon, no human would stand any chance against this predator, but they still seem so vulnerable themselves nowadays.
Can the biggest and most well-known cat still be saved, even though people can’t even get along with each other? :(

:star:Painted on the lid of a box (13,5x9x4cm) which is for sale here on Etsy: [link] :star:

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Acryl auf Pappe, 13,5x9(x4)cm. Ich wollte schon länger einen Tiger malen. Ich habe mir verschiedene Fotos angeschaut, die hauptsächlich Sibirische Tiger zeigten, und habe daraus einen „Fantasietiger“ gemacht - der offensichtlich nicht besonders gut getarnt ist. :D

Die unglaubliche Schönheit und Kraft von Tigern macht mich glücklich und traurig zugleich. Ohne eine Waffe hätte kein Mensch gegen dieses Raubtier eine Chance, aber dennoch wirken sie selbst heutzutage so verletzlich.
Kann die größte und bekannteste Katze noch gerettet werden, obwohl die Menschen nicht mal miteinander zurecht kommen? :(

:star:Gemalt auf den Deckel einer Schachtel (13,5x9x4cm) die hier bei Etsy erhältlich ist: [link] :star:
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robi83 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
straordinary!
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rieke-b Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :)
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CreatorAllanvre Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
This awesome pic is featured in a slideshow [link]
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rieke-b Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Yay! :bounce: It's a great video!
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TheLostTargaryen Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous! And I completely agree, by the way; it's unbearably sad to think that one day these beautiful creatures may not exist, and it's all because of us humans. :cry: Love your picture, you're obviously very talented! :D
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rieke-b Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for your words. :)
Yes, many big, well-known animals might go extinct in the near future. It's such a shame... :(
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TheLostTargaryen Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome :)
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ChungKeePanda Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
Wow, this is so beautiful!
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Marzipanswirl Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
beautifull! ^___^ its so lovely!
also, i don't know if you would be interested in this, but the WWF is hosting a competition to design them a t-shirt, based on what makes you love wildlife, sort of. (explained very badly by me!) just thought you might like to see it, i'm pretty sure it is for all countries...well it doesn't say anything otherwise! (i apologise in advance if its just for the uk! XD hopefullly it isn't!)
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rieke-b Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Oh, thank you for pointing this out! It sounds interesting, but the only announcement I found said "Submissions close on 19 December 2012". Oops... ^^;
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