20. Aug, 2020

Shadow - A Pet Portrait

Shadow was an outside cat - that was until Tahi had his major surgery on his leg to correct a rugby accident. And then he moved in to keep Tahi company. Tahi had a black throw and Shadow would be almost invisible on the throw. the number of times, when I was looking after Tahi, that Shadow lept out of the folds and up the back of the couch, nearly giving me a hear attack, are too numerous to count. The funny thing is, once Tahi was better, Shadow went back to being an out door cat. this pet portrait was a challenge to me in using colour to represent the depth of black shadows in his fur