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Reddyman
05-19-2019, 05:12 PM
I am a huge dog lover of all types but Labs are certainly close to my heart as I have owned 3 of them. (2 blacks and a yellow)
Full of energy, trust and certainly unconditional love.
This yellow lab looks to have full concentration as it focuses on whatever has caught it's attention.

Soft pastel on canson mi-teintes touch paper. Thanks in advance for any comments. :)

John

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-May-2019/2172811-IMG_0022-2_396x480.jpg

tuscanny
05-19-2019, 11:45 PM
Aww, beautiful! Lovely eyes!

Schuee
05-20-2019, 01:41 AM
What a sweetie. You’ve captured lots of character. I love his colour. I had a chocolate lab for many years.

Triduana
05-20-2019, 04:15 AM
A very good portrait, lovely warm tones. Good work on the eyes too. :)

Reddyman
05-20-2019, 05:48 AM
Thanks so much Christel.... yes they have the warmest eyes, much appreciated always.

Penny (Schuee)- my yellow was a pale colour like this one....I have seen them a rusty yellow many times too. Thanks again.....always wanted a chocolate lab. :)

Kay (Triduana)- thanks very much....I appreciate the wonderful comments.

John

fedetony
05-20-2019, 07:10 AM
Great looks.. the stare is there... Labs are also one of my preferred dogs :)

jennaboo88
05-21-2019, 12:25 AM
This is wonderful! The eyes are stunning - I see a great deal of wisdom in his face. The colors are so warm and lovely too. Great work!

Reddyman
05-22-2019, 12:28 AM
Thanks so much Federico and Jenna....I really appreciate your wonderful comments.
John

KreativeK
05-22-2019, 10:21 PM
The gaze in those eyes is very focused. Outstanding pet portrait and your love of the breed shows through.

chammi kaiser
05-23-2019, 02:08 AM
John, I can see that you love Labs. This shows in your painting. The eyes are fabulous. You have nailed the shape , folds and expression so well. Love it.

Reddyman
05-23-2019, 02:18 PM
Thanks so much Kay and Chammi....I really appreciate your wonderful comments and yes I must say I am a big fan of all dogs but retreivers are my favorite.
John

Vivien Maloney
05-31-2019, 12:08 AM
Awwwwww! Beautiful, sensitive Lab portrait! And yes Labs are very special, having owned several in my life....they are the ultimate dog breed...hugely loyal, affectionate, and will fit into any lifestyle or living area, and will go with their owner anywhere and wait patiently all day for their owners to come home, greeting them with a huge wag of their wonderful tail! They make life full of meaning. What better dog could you get! :clap: :heart:

Humburger
05-31-2019, 04:45 PM
Very nice.

Reddyman
06-02-2019, 06:52 AM
Vivien- thanks so much and as always I appreciate your wonderful comments. I am a big heart where dogs are concerned....such unconditional love they offer us.
Ginny- thanks again for the wonderful comments. Very much appreciated always.
John