Tuesday, July 27, 2010

MAGIC for Yapstar.com





















16x20"
oil on canvas
NFS

Meet Magic! Last year I was invited to enter my work in a contest Yapstar.com was having. I was lucky enough to be chosen to share first place with another artist. Magic's photo won as well as my chosen subject. This incredibly beautiful Irish Setter was such a joy to paint.

This is just about done. I sure hope his owner is happy with it. We'll see.

20 comments:

  1. perfect. great dog. get outta town.

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  2. Gorgeous animal and gorgeous painting! I'm sure the owner will love it!

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  3. Suzanne you really caught the silkiness of the fur in this beautiful dog...great job!

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  4. You make this cat person appreciate dogs! Another beauty!

    -Don

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  5. This is one beautiful Irish Setter!

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  6. Irish Setters are amazingly beautiful dogs. You got the colors and the eyes just right, Suzanne.

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  7. Well its certainly beautifully done, I love the deep red/browns youve got, well done indeed)

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  8. Beautiful animal, beautiful painting. He looks so soft and somehow very majestic, lovely.

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  9. what a glamourous dog Magic is, and love the blue highlights echoing the backdrop in this one.

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  10. This is beautiful, wonderful work : )

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  11. Congratulations on your award! And what a lovely pet portrait. I'm sure the owner will be thrilled to tears!

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  12. This is stunningly beautiful. I love that soulful look he(she?) has in his eyes. You paint dogs with so much soul! I know I said that word already but it's the best one I could think of to describe your work :) It's gorgeous!

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  13. I am breathless. Speechless. Just Wow. Suzanne, who cares about your clutter when you can do this. Did you stop at some point and pinch yourself - saying "Hey - did I do this?" Definite 1st Place.

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  14. Oh, I forgot, my favorite part is the intelligence portrayed in his eyes. Hard to do - you nailed it.

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  15. Beauty, Suzanne. And congratulations.
    Are the Poubles jealous of your painting OTHER DOGS (gasp)?

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  16. How could the owner not be happy with this?? Wonderful and beautiful!

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  17. Wait a sec, Suzanne!

    You mean this particular painting won first place?

    But how could it if you said it wasn't finished yet?

    Or am I getting mixed up with something else you said?

    -Dean

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  18. Stunning Suzanne. If the owner is not please (ha) you just pack up the gorgeous painting and ship it to my house! The dog too.

    I really love this one, you captured the personality of the animal perfectly.

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