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Painting the last South China tiger

By: Lea Holland on Feb. 20, 2010, 5:29 a.m.
The volunteers

Photo: ZUMA Press

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The volunteers

Tracy selected three volunteer models to help him create his work of art. With the background already in place, he placed them in the precise positions that would allow him to create the shape of a tiger’s head. The bodypainting portion of the piece likely took a full day.