Learn how to create an abstract illusion of the magnificent cheetah, with accents such as the amazing face and tail. Learn how to colour and shade the cloth with pencils and graphite, moving into Savannah colours with watercolour crayons. Fine silk appliqué embellished with embroidery enhances the warm tones. Layers of hand-dyed wool are embroidered into the background with free-style stitching. Subtle over tones of pale grey/off white organza cause a diffusion of the fibres. The glorious coat markings are worked in different stitch combinations.