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Jaguar & Collared
Oil on masonite
32" x 42"
lighting and colors of deciduous tropical scrub forest during
the dry season, when many of the trees have lost their leaves,
are quite peculiar unto themselves and inspired me to try to
characterise them with this sort of "hyper-pointilism"
technique. In this scene, which is meant to be evocative of Costa
Rica's Guanacaste province, the region where I saw my only wild
jaguar (Panthera onca), one of these great cats prepares
to charge a group of the piglike collared peccaries (Tayassu