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fire angel
03-31-2011, 12:21 PM
It has been a while since I have posted any new art, I haven't done much. This is a 8x10 portrait for some friends of mine. This is their dog Carmie. Carmie recently had a cancerous tumor removed from her front paw, she is undergoing pill chemotherapy and doing great. Her prognosis is very good.
I wanted to do this portrait for them because he is a contractor and has helped me a lot over the years with projects around the house.
I wasn't planning on doing much art until I finish my art room and new art desk, but that could still be a while so I thought that I would start this one.http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Mar-2011/135983-Carmie.jpg

Rodman
03-31-2011, 02:28 PM
Nice start Greg ... great to see a new posting from you... i'll be checking in

03ahmed
03-31-2011, 03:20 PM
Great start!:)

Buggin3
03-31-2011, 03:50 PM
Looking really good so far, Greg. It is a very thoughtful gesture. They'll love it for sure.

PatrickHedges
03-31-2011, 03:51 PM
Wow! This is only going one way and that is up!!! Fantastic start Greg

MuttHut
03-31-2011, 05:31 PM
Really nice Greg, great to see your art again.

Wendy

artofnature
03-31-2011, 05:47 PM
They are going to love this Greg. Great start!! Nice lighting

lorna12
04-01-2011, 02:29 AM
Hiya Greg...nice to see some work from you again. I really like the lighting of this, so far...it's looking great!

FoggyMountain
04-01-2011, 11:25 AM
Fantastic start Greg. I can't wait to see more updates.

birdlover
04-01-2011, 12:31 PM
Aw she's cute. Nice of you to do.

fire angel
04-05-2011, 09:40 AM
Thank you all for the kind comments!! I was able to do a little more on this one over the weekend. The rest of the weekend I was putting primer on the walls of my art room.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Apr-2011/135983-Carmie2.jpg

Harry Seymour
04-05-2011, 09:44 AM
Greg, this little guy is very cute and special, and scratched beautifully.

emilycolors
04-05-2011, 10:05 AM
Very nice! Are you going to color it?

You have a whole art room?! Jealous.... :lol:

fire angel
04-05-2011, 10:24 AM
Thank you Harry and Emily.

It will be colored. I will have a whole art room once it is finished, still needs paint trim work, flooring, doors and a new art desk that I am going to build. For now it is the kitchen table.

Rodman
04-05-2011, 11:01 AM
That's looking Dog-Gone good...

03ahmed
04-05-2011, 06:20 PM
Looking forward to the colour! It looks great in black and white!

artofnature
04-05-2011, 06:31 PM
I agree with irfan. Can't wait to see it coloured. Beautifully scratched.

Diana Lee
04-05-2011, 09:15 PM
That's looking Dog-Gone good...:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

But Rodman is right, it does look dog-gone good!!

Diana

SammyH
04-05-2011, 09:35 PM
Delightful and adorable. I'm eager to watch it develop.

tigress
04-05-2011, 09:42 PM
I like it and especially the expression

caribouhills
04-06-2011, 04:38 AM
Very nice work Greg, I am anxious to see the finished piece.

fire angel
04-11-2011, 03:09 PM
Thank you all for the kind words. I am making progress. I still have quite a bit of scratching before I add color, which won't be much since she is a white dog with really lt. tan ears. Here's the latest update. C & C welcome.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Apr-2011/135983-Carmie3.jpg

Harry Seymour
04-11-2011, 03:14 PM
Greg--it is looking great. Love the fluffiness.

FoggyMountain
04-11-2011, 04:32 PM
Very nice fur Greg! It is so nice of you to do for them.

artofnature
04-11-2011, 08:59 PM
One beautiful portrait here Greg. Looking forward to the colour

PatrickHedges
04-12-2011, 12:00 AM
It's looking good even without the colour