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#1 OFFLINE   Gwen

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 01:58 PM

A friend who is involved in the show world contacted me some months back about doing a memorial portrait of a much loved dog named Hershey, who had a long and successful show career. Here is the painting I did of Hershey and his dear person. Pardon the crummy cropping. I have a proper jpeg somewhere....
p.s. edited to add that the lady, Nona, has arthritis in her hands. I wouldn't want you folks to think I can't paint hands.... I felt that for the painting I would have to be true to reality.

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#2 OFFLINE   hurleymonster

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 02:19 PM

What a sweet and beautiful portrait of this beloved dog and his person. I'm sure the recipient of this gift will be absolutely touched. Beautiful job.
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Posted 22 May 2011 - 04:16 PM

Absolutely Beautiful! I'm sure the person will treasure it!

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 07:27 PM

this is so beautiful. it looks like an actual photo. amazing art, gwen.
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Posted 22 May 2011 - 07:58 PM

Great art Gwen as always, job well done.

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 08:54 PM

Gwen, you brought forth so much tenderness in that portrait. Thanks for sharing it.
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Posted 03 June 2011 - 06:41 AM

Gwen, this is truly a beautiful moment captured lovingly with each and every brush stroke. I love this painting. You have a gift and we are so lucky to enjoy your work that heals the heart and brings back the joy.
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Posted 03 June 2011 - 07:41 AM

That is such an incredibly SWEET painting!

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