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ericav
« on: December 01, 2008 12:22:56 PM »

I did this commission a couple weeks ago. I'm pretty proud of it. I took maybe 2 days. The person that commissioned me is going to give it as a Christmas present (don't worry, the recipient doesn't use the internet much from what I understand).

It's 12"x16" on Velour Paper.



Comments always welcomed

Thanks for looking!

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BethIsABear
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2008 12:27:32 PM »

Noooo... it's too cute!
I can't stand it!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2008 12:30:21 PM »

NICE.

i love pet portraits!
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ericav
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2008 12:32:36 PM »

Thank you!  Grin acidtrix & BethIsABear

Here's a detail picture:


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« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2008 12:36:58 PM »

i've never tried pastels before. Do you work in other mediums as well?
the image is so soft looking.
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« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2008 12:39:48 PM »

It's beautiful, there's so much movement in it, so life like.  Great! 
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« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2008 12:51:06 PM »

Thank you misAsphyx!

acidtrix, I for dry mediums I work in pastel, colored pencil, charcoal, and pencil. For painting I usually work in oils and acrylics. With the dry mediums, I try not to favor one over the other but I really like working in pastels. They're just a torture to ship and hope that whomever commissioned it is going frame it correctly. The soft look is from the velour paper, it gives a nice soft look to the pastels. If I want to get tight detail in a very small space, I usually work in colored pencils.
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« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2008 12:54:01 PM »

That is stunning.  Beautiful work.
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« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2008 01:44:40 PM »

Very  nice painting ! The dog looks very much like my Luna.CKCS
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Bobomom
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2008 02:02:42 PM »

That is beautiful! You are extremely talented!
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