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A small swim for a tiger
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Published: December 3, 2017
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...But a big adventure for a little tabby!

This is a personal painting I've been working on for a few months now, finally calling it finished! The story of the image changed a few times, originally it was just the tiger swimming alone but I wanted to add another character to it. Thought of a friendship between a young wild tiger and a little stray cat who's getting a brand new view of the islands it lives in

I've uploaded a layered PSD file of this on Gumroad! If you're interested in how I make a painting like this, layer by layer, you can check it out here: gumroad.com/l/jfBgF

It will also be up on my Patreon alongside with some WIP shots.

Prints available at: society6.com/lhuin

Thanks for looking! :heart:  
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MysticKira's avatar
MysticKira|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How cute and beatiful!Love 
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steiner-pia|Hobbyist Artist
Schnell beeile dich, König  der Löwen hat schon angefangen und wir sind nicht im film..... hakuna matata…. verry nice picture
Quick hurry, Lion King has already started and we are not in the movie
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ClarieJim's avatar
The cat is so adorable.
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Tea-fang's avatar
AWwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww! its so cute!
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RippleInThePond's avatar
Omg this is gorgeous. Look at the little kitty he's so happy!
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Bakrath's avatar
So adorable - lovely water effects and lighting/shading of the water as well. Both characters are too cute together.
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RainbowGlaze123|Student Digital Artist
AAHHHhhh this is so cuuuteeee!!! X333
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SkyfireDragon| Artisan Crafter
Nice!
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Wihlyrazu-DrawsEdited |Hobbyist Digital Artist
This painting never fails to make me smile. Every time I look at this I giggle a bit because it's just so cute. The anatomy and shading is also spot on, and the light turquoise color emphasis not only contrasts very well with the tiger's orange, but lends a light, playful air that perfectly matches the whole scene. Something about the diagonal slant also adds a feeling of playful whimsy. Very well done!
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LizzyChrome|Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry if I already asked, but was this inspired by the book "Heart of a Tiger?" 
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Lhuin|Professional Digital Artist
ah no it wasn't, never heard of it until now but I see what you mean!
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You are so talented, love your work
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snazzy-tuxedo|Hobbyist General Artist
i gosh i love this!
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Vontes99|Student Artist
That is the cutest thing I've seen all day right now!
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Growlie26|Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's adorable. 
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Minamiloa|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful!!
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Honey-River|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWWWW *W* SO CUTE Very nice!Happy Yellow Tiger Tiger icon.2 
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anasofiajc|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! Amazing!
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That looks beautiful!
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FlowerTheCatt|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing! It's so pretty looking. ^^
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zodiacsnack|Hobbyist General Artist
Hi there! I love your art style; I think it's very clean and organized. I was wondering if I could use this piece of art on a site named Animal Jam Clans Wiki (animal-jam-clans-1.wikia.com/w…)? I will gladly credit you and put a link to your DA page. It will not be sold and no profits will be made.
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So cute 
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