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Topic: 2 Pet Portraits A Greyhound and 2 Italian Greyhounds  (Read 1496 times)
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« on: February 26, 2014 11:58:10 AM »

I drew these two pet portraits for Sharalee, in the Huge, Giant, Enormous swap.  One is her late, beloved greyhound, and the other 2 are of her beloved Italian greyhounds.  I sketched them out w/a pencil 1st, then colored them in w/oil pastels.  Then, blended in the oil pastels. 

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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2014 12:40:38 PM »

I have already told you this, but I love these!

They have such a folk art quality...and the eyes are so soulful...you have captured a lot of expression as well...

I am sure your swap partner was thrilled!
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2014 12:48:57 PM »

So agree with alwaysinmyroom! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2014 01:27:10 PM »

Those are so great! They remind me of my favorite style of Keene paintings.
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2014 01:34:58 PM »

I love these, Sharalee is very lucky.
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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2014 02:01:36 PM »

Aww, thank you so much!
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« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2014 05:06:28 PM »

The eyes have it! It looks like they're gazing out soulfully. I love these!
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2014 07:24:18 PM »

Oooh! I like these a lot! Like alwaysinmyroom said they have that awesome folk art quality!
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« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2014 03:16:28 PM »

As the proud owner of these beautiful portraits! Shocked   I agree with everyone "gotgrey captured their inner souls. I love them so much. My Husband said they're awesome too!!!  Grin

Thank You, Thank You so much "gotgrey"  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2014 09:12:50 AM »

I really like your style gotgrey!  These are lovely pieces and I agree that you captured so much soul in their eyes Smiley
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