Thank you! Energy, that's Max! He's one of those very excitable Dobermans -- even when he's standing still he looks like he's about to explode -- and I wanted to instill that energy into this painting.
I do have something wrong with his eye. Not just the fact that the pupil is too far up, but there's something "missing" from his eye. It's an expression of -- explosion -- that he always has that I didn't quite capture and I don't have a good enough picture of him to see it there. I wish I knew how to show it. Any suggestions?
This is my first Dobie. I've done a few black lab paintings -- not my favorite subject, I hate black dog coats -- and a few collies.
What kind of bird dog are you doing?
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<FONT COLOR="#8A1010">Nollaig Shona Dhuibh! Merry Christmas!</FONT c>
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