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kwg
07-13-2008, 06:57 PM
This is my first post in this forum. Occasionally I am asked to paint pets, so I thought I'd introduce myself here and post my recent pet portrait. This was an anniversary gift for the husband who lost his beloved bull dog this year. He was very happy with the gift. And that makes me happy!


http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/13-Jul-2008/124322-Tyson_the_Bull_Dog.jpg

Acrylic on canvas, 9x12"

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/13-Jul-2008/124322-Tyson_ref.jpg

Photo reference

OkeeKat
07-13-2008, 07:25 PM
WOW this is great Karen!! excellent likeness!! Very well done!!
I do the same, many of my paintings are pets, alot in memory as well.. working on one now. They are so much fun to paint. very rewarding and cherished memories they hold as well.

Lady Carol
07-13-2008, 07:37 PM
Your painting is way better than the photograph. Well done. Congrats on such a successful piece.

Bizkit
07-13-2008, 07:41 PM
cool!!

susme48
07-13-2008, 08:40 PM
Wonderful, and I agree with Carol...much better than the photo!!

Linee
07-13-2008, 09:31 PM
Love it!!!

LavenderFrost
07-14-2008, 12:20 PM
Good job!

amotwell
07-14-2008, 09:01 PM
I like your style, Karen, and I hope you'll show us many more!

kwg
07-16-2008, 03:29 AM
Thank you all so much for your kind replies! I appreciate the warm welcome and the encouragement. I have another doggie to paint, so I'll be back!

Lulu
07-16-2008, 06:14 AM
that is just gorgeous!!! very well done indeed.