' SILVER ON GOLD ' snow leopard watercolour painting
original 12" x 8"
'Silver on Gold'
Snow leopards have a thick dense coat with dappled shades of grey, yellow and cream colouring with black rosettes giving them the perfect disguise amongst their natural habitats rocky terrain, this including the Altai mountain ranges of Mongolia. Altai means the "
Sadly RANSCHAN died before I started painting this picture of him, therefore this is my tribute to such a handsome cat. Ranschan had a playful character, always looking for the next game of hide and seek, acrobatics or statues! A very persuasive cat especially at meal times, before being found draped in the crook of his favourite oak tree sleeping.
In his memory, he will forever remain the ghost of the mountains.
Thank you Nicky Hofland for your generous permission to use your photo :)