Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Maggie


Long hair or shaggy dogs are so fun to paint. This little yorkie is a commission piece for a friend. This is her Mom's dog and it is a surprise gift for a special birthday. Had a hard time getting Maggie to slow down long enough to get her photo. I hope her Mom likes this. I took some artistic license to push some of the colors I saw. Maggie kind of went from grey to orangey (there I go making up new words again) in other areas of her body. Painted this on a 6 x 8" deep cradled gesso board. So fun!SOLD
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22 comments:

  1. This is fantastic, Carol! So full of energy, character and colour - I'm sure 'Mom' will love it!

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  2. Re familiar with fine brush work.
    Autumn Greetings, Markku from Finland

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  3. Very lively brushwork. You've really captured the personality of a very active little Maggie.

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  4. J'aime les tons de verts qui donnent ces reflets argent├ęs qu'ont ces charmants toutous! Bisous
    ps : je suis certaine que vous allez faire une heureuse.

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  5. What a great surprise "mom" is going to have, great color and lively brushwork.

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  6. Lots of energy in your brushwork. Love your strokes of color.
    I have a little Yorkie named Lucy who can run me in circles.

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  7. Beautiful color palette with the blues and oranges. I like your brush work, too. Your friend's mother will love this!

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  8. This is a terrific piece Carol. Full of personality and wonderful brushwork and colour.

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  9. Maggie just could not be any cuter Carol...and yes you can make up words you need to describe this little beauty!

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  10. This is GREAT! The brushwork, colors. This is one of my FAVS! Mom will love it!

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  11. This is fabulous! Your brushwork really makes it sing. I love the blues here and there. Wonderful work!

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  12. It's been such a pleasure to go through your blog! Love your bold brushwork, colors and the atmosphere you create!

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  13. A lovely painting to own. Wonderful brushwork and colors.

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  14. Oh, Carol... this is a Favorite!!! Love the brush strokes, colors, shapes... oh my!

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  15. Carol, your beautiful bold brushstrokes are amazing here, love the excitement here and the look of anticipation on her face; outstanding!

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  16. I love the spontaneity of the brushwork. Really wonderfully done!

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  17. wow! just love those crazy flat brushstrokes! well done

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  18. What a cutie pie! Looks like you had fun with it.

    Hope you enjoy your workshop!

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  19. LOVE your style on this cute little pup! The introduction of the blue and red is so lively. Great portrait!

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  20. I LOVE this! Look at that face! You've captured Maggie perfectly, your style is so beautiful and expressive. Thoroughly enjoyed my look around your blog. And I'm going to have to disagree with your husband about your cups. I really like them! :)

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