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« on: September 24, 2007 06:19:59 PM »

Ok, this is I think the fourth pet portrait I have done. Still collecting ones of friends and family members pets to get a portfolio of sorts together so I can start marketing them for real.

This is my brother-in-laws dog Baxter. Baxter lives hundreds of miles away, and I have new actually met him, so hopefully I captured his look OK. Here is the reference photo, which is in sepia, not his actual coat color. he is actually that red/orangish color:

critiques appreciated!! am I good enough to actually bother trying to commission them?

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« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2007 06:27:54 PM »

i really love it! love the style--makes pet portraits look hip.

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« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2007 06:30:06 PM »

I love it!  Really looks like Baxter, but also looks artistically interesting.  Yeah, I think you're good enough! 

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« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2007 06:45:33 PM »

I *love* the style and the texture on this!  I'd be glad to have a portrait of my dog in this style.
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« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2007 07:02:20 PM »

yes definitely you can commission them. wow that's amazing!

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« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2007 07:08:00 PM »

Holy geez! Are they good enough? Heck yeah they are! I want one of my cat, Gus!
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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2007 07:38:50 PM »

I've admired all your posts.  You seem to really capture the look on the pets' faces w/o doing a photo-like portrait.  I think A LOT of pet lovers will be all over your work.

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« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2007 07:44:16 PM »

I was just thinking of how long it would take me to make enough money to commision a portrait of my cat.
So let's just say it's fabulous.

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« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2007 08:00:46 PM »

I'd seriously buy one off you...if i had money Tongue no joke!

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« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2007 08:38:05 AM »

you have amazing talent! that portrait is dead-on and beautiful! i'm absolutely sure you could market these... unless you live in a no-culture craphole of a town.. and even then, there's the magic of internet! great job and keep at it- you rock!

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