Wednesday, July 20, 2011

MOLLY


























16x20 oil on canvas
SOLD

Meet Molly! Another donation certificate completed! The reference photo was taken in the winter, that white stuff on her coat is snow. Himself mentioned that it didn't "read" as snow, but I think it works. Or she could be a blushing June bride with a few lily of the valley sprinkled liberally about her coat and snout.

Back to work! Thanks for stopping by!

20 comments:

  1. Hi there,

    you paint the most amazing art works...

    xoxoox

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  2. You have such a gift....I believe you are able to look right in their eyes and capture each beautiful soul.

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  3. Oh my goodness Suzanne, this is simply breathtaking!! I LOVE her eyes and face and just everything. Truly you are gifted. I just can't think of anything else to say, but I want you to know that I am deeply, deeply in awe of this piece, you are a master. :) And I think it reads as snow too.

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  4. It definitely reads as snow, and it definitely is an incredible painting!

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  5. She's a winter beauty. Very lovely piece that you've turned out here.

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  6. She's beautiful and it reads snow!! That look on her face is just perfect. You never cease to amaze me.

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  7. What a sweet-looking girl! And those oranges in her fur are fabulous.

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  8. Molly is beautiful! I knew it was snow but then I've seen our dogs with just the same sort of snowflakes on their bodies and heads!

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  9. Molly is completely adorable! You have captured such expression! And I really do think this has a lovely 'painterly' feel! It looks totally unlaboured and yet totally real! Masterful! It's stunning work. By the way, I see it as snow :0)

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  10. Just so alive. Stunning portrait.:-)

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  11. Love it! What a doll of a dog... those curls are irresistible.

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  12. As soon as I saw this precious painting I knew it was snow on her head, what a beauty she is and you captured her perfectly.

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  13. Perfect Golden!~ I think: snow! I love the contrast of the background against her ruddy coat, too! Wonderful!

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  14. Suz, Molly is magnificent! She has such a regal look. Oh, and I noticed you posted on Wednesday which, according the new house rules, means Himself is out of line - he's only right on Fridays anyway (right?). No question it's snow :).

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  15. Hi Suzanne,

    It totally reads as snow. Not to worry there. It is a beautiful portrait and again your delicate handling of your subject allows us to feel like we know their personality. You are able to do this with human and non-human subjects alike. Basically, you rock!

    Nicki :o)

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  16. Hi Suzanne!... Great eyes... great texture... great colour! All of the usual ingredients one finds in all of your work!

    You capture the spirit to enliven and drive inward the viewer's attention... looking for what "You" felt personally in the process!

    A wonderful portrait Suzanne!

    Good Painting!... and Happy Summer to "You"... and Himself!
    Warmest regards,
    Bruce

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  17. Molly is so beautifully painted. Her eyes are awesome. Love the snow on her..it makes it so personal ..

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  18. Brilliant painting of Molly. Suzanne, your are a Brilliant artist.

    All the best to you,
    Joan

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  19. Gosh,
    This portrait deserves a blue ribbon.
    You caputured Mollys soul! Each stroke is perfect right down to the snow flakes.
    What an awsome job you did!
    Molly looks like she would come running into our arms
    love
    tweedles

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  20. Wow! thank you all so very much! not only am i thrilled with the response for molly but most of you didn't agree with himself! kidding. i think. many thanks again!

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