Thank you Jurgen! I heard if you keep using your mind, and learn new things all the time it's unlikely you will get alzheimers. I'm painting every day, learning about animals I didn't even know existed, and typing responses on the computer so I guess all the artists on Shadowness will grow old with healthy, happy brains. I love painting the Big cats, and I've yet to paint a Cheetah. I'm working on a Lion now so I guess the Cheetah will be in the future. Plus I am really drawn to the beauty of the grays of Snow Leopards. Sort of like the soft, fluffy gray of a Koala, and I haven't painted one of those either. And I even have pictures I took at the San Diego Zoo. I want to do one holding a baby. I love Koala Bears. Yours looks very relaxed, and ready to fall off his branch except for the grip of his foot! Highly dangerous being tired, relaxed, and a Koala....if he falls out of his tree a Dingo might get him! Keep painting!