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The Birth of the “Tiger Within” (temporary name of course)

Sketch 1 Stipple 1 Stipple 2 Stipple 3 Stipple 4 Stipple 5 Stipple 6 Stipple 7 Stipple 8 Stipple 9 Stipple 10

…..This is the progression of a Tiger, from the sketch in, to the Stippling for contrast. Once I complete the primary stippling, I’m going to erase the sketch work, make it “pop” if you will.

Please offer your experience, suggestions, critique’s.

Up to the most recent photo, I’ve got about 14 hours in just on the Stippling alone.
I was going to post this upon completion, but I’ve seen others post work of theirs and I think people should see how the work progresses, from conception to completion. How long it takes, what steps are taken to get to the finished piece.

Let me know what you think.

I want to thank you all in advance for your feedback. Until then……

Curry with Pineapple and Snow Peas

SEAT OF MY SOUL

INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp olive oil, 500g diced lamb/pork or any meat of your taste
1 large brown onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
2 tsp curry powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
100g snow peas, ends trimmed
¼ fresh pineapple, skin and core removed, cut into 2.5 cm cubes
long grain white rice, cooked to serve (allow 1 cup uncooked rice)
Salt and pepper

METHOD

1. Heat the oil in a large heavy based saucepan over high heat.

2. Season the meat with salt and pepper and brown on all sides. Remove the meat to a plate and discard the excess oil in the pan. Add the onion and cook stirring often for 3-5 mins, or until light golden in colour and slightly softened. Add the garlic and the spices and cook for 1-2 mins, stirring constantly and scraping the bottom of the pan, as the spices will begin to stick.

3. Add the meat…

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