Zaza Pachulia in “The Panther’s Skin” – Awesome illustration from Georgian epic poem
11 January, 2016
Zaza Pachulia in “The Panther’s Skin” – Awesome illustration from Georgian epic poem
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Jennifer Hynds is an American sport artist who loves basketball. "I am a life long Chicago Bulls fan so a lot of the art revolves around them. I enjoy taking their personalities and incorporating them into the art," she says.

Recently her digital painting of a Georgian basketball player Zaza Pachulia where he is depicted as one of the main characters of a famous Georgian epic poem "The Knight in the Panther's Skin," made a stir on the internet. Georgian sportsman is portrayed in a famous scene, as a knight fighting a lion and a tiger.

At the moment Zaza Pachulia is indeed fighting to play the NBA All Stars game. He has to make it to the top three by January 18 to get this chance and Georgian fans are actively supporting him by voting every day.

According to the epic poem, the hero kills both the lion and the tiger. Let's see how Knight Pachulia's battle ends. We wish him a good luck!


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