Leather jacket painted by Aule James
Hand painted leather jacket by the Cape Town artist
Title – African Pride
Leather type – Cow Napper
Style – Aviator/A2
Paint – Water based acrylic
Approximate size – Men’s large
This painting depicts a majestic fish eagle which is a South African indigenous bird. The powerful bird of prey is depicted in a similar way to American bald eagles and Aule has decided to reinterpret this nationalism as being able to take pride in the majesty of nature in all of nature. The painting is done on a soft cow napper jacket and the grain of the leather is un-dyed. This compliments the rawness of nature and the intensity of the jacket makes the eagle depicted more intense.