Richard Parker by Debi Pople portrays a sweet, expressive tiger. This ink and watercolor painting incorporates loose lines, vibrant colors as well as salt and alcohol resist techniques.
The title, Richard Parker, is based on the character from the book and now the film, Life of Pi. Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age. He survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.* The film, Life of Pi is a 3D live-action/computer-animated adventure drama based on the novel and is directed by Ang Lee. The 3D effects...
Debi Starr, Formerly Debi Pople, a native Houstonian, has created art all of her life. Even as a young child, she knew she always wanted to be an artist. Debi attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas. She then went on to the prestigious School of The Art Institute of Chicago before graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Art Education degree from Houston Baptist University.
Debi loves painting! Motifs include women, wine and floral as well as color, texture and a passion for multi media.
Debi has shown and sold her paintings in several local art shows. She is also commissioned regularly, mainly through designers and decorators, for custom pieces for homes and...
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