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Fatal Attraction

by Daniel Smith

With striking detail, stirring realism and unique composition, artist Daniel Smith enjoys wide acclaim for his spectacular depictions of wildlife. Bringing out the best traits in each of his wild subjects, Smith creating a sense of ‘aliveness’ that can only be described as magical.Traveling frequently to research his subjects in their natural habitat, Smith believes there is no substitute for personal experience in the field. Having had a lifetime fascination with Africa, he spends two or three weeks a year, allowing the artistic inspiration surround him.

“My African paintings are more aggressive,” Smith says of Fatal Attraction, which features an African leopard on the rim of Tanzania’s 10-mile wide volcanic Ngorongoro Crater. You always get the feeling that Smith’s subjects have just finished or are preparing to do something.“What I love about this combination is the way that the exaggerated depth within a short focal range adds contrast to the light and texture of both the leopard and its misty, moody background.”

Greenwich Workshop Fine Art Giclée Canvas:
limited to 80 s/n.
36"w x 28"h.
$850 | $1080 CDN | £540 + VAT
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Above the Falls

by Daniel Smith

“Everything I do is from a personal experience,” explains artist Daniel Smith,“whether it means working with a live bear as a model or waiting for the perfect last glowing light of the day, as was the case with Above the Falls.” Smith sees and paints the unique character of each of his animals and is wonderfully skilled at using nature’s elements to define his wild subjects.“What drew me into composing Above the Falls was the incredible perspective of the stream and how it moves to a small focal point.Any number of subjects could have worked in this dramatic setting, but the lumbering bear seemed a perfect candidate. My hope is that the authenticity that went into creating this canvas will be felt by the viewer.” It is this detail and scientific accuracy of Smith’s art which has gained him legions of collectors as well as the attention of such prestigious organizations as the National Geographic Society.

Greenwich Workshop Fine Art Giclée Canvas:
limited to 80 s/n.
39"w x 26"h (unstretched).
$850 | $1080 CDN | £540 + VAT
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