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#1 OFFLINE   Gwen

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 06:32 PM

Here is a job I finished recently- the first big grey I have ever painted. Weird, considering all of the iggies I have done... Anyway, I am less than thrilled with how it came out, because I was working with a terrible, bleached out photo with a big shadow over the face. I think of this kind of project as forensic dog portraiture. spikey_tongue.gif Given the circumstances, I think it's ok. The banana leaves were fun, anyway!

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 06:36 PM

QUOTE (Gwen @ Sep 8 2010, 09:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Anyway, I am less than thrilled with how it came out, because I was working with a terrible, bleached out photo with a big shadow over the face. I think of this kind of project as forensic dog portraiture. spikey_tongue.gif



Gwen - you need to give yourself more credit.

THAT is simply an amazing painting!

As for forensic paintings go... I would settle for no less than your work if I ever needed to have a forensic portrait of a dog created in order to solve a long unsolved crime. Perhaps there is a niche for this?

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 03:33 AM

Gwen, you're being too hard on yourself. It is a wonderful portrait and I'm sure the dog's owner will treasure it always.
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Posted 26 September 2010 - 09:34 AM

Artists are always their worst critic. I think it's magnifico!
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