Tuesday, July 27, 2010
MAGIC for Yapstar.com
oil on canvas
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.
Posted by suzanneberry at 5:10 PM
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perfect. great dog. get outta town.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous animal and gorgeous painting! I'm sure the owner will love it!ReplyDelete
Suzanne you really caught the silkiness of the fur in this beautiful dog...great job!ReplyDelete
You make this cat person appreciate dogs! Another beauty!ReplyDelete
This is one beautiful Irish Setter!ReplyDelete
Irish Setters are amazingly beautiful dogs. You got the colors and the eyes just right, Suzanne.ReplyDelete
Well its certainly beautifully done, I love the deep red/browns youve got, well done indeed)ReplyDelete
Beautiful animal, beautiful painting. He looks so soft and somehow very majestic, lovely.ReplyDelete
what a glamourous dog Magic is, and love the blue highlights echoing the backdrop in this one.ReplyDelete
This is beautiful, wonderful work : )ReplyDelete
Congratulations on your award! And what a lovely pet portrait. I'm sure the owner will be thrilled to tears!ReplyDelete
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!ReplyDelete
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.ReplyDelete
Oh, I forgot, my favorite part is the intelligence portrayed in his eyes. Hard to do - you nailed it.ReplyDelete
Beauty, Suzanne. And congratulations.ReplyDelete
Are the Poubles jealous of your painting OTHER DOGS (gasp)?
How could the owner not be happy with this?? Wonderful and beautiful!ReplyDelete
Wait a sec, Suzanne!ReplyDelete
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?
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.ReplyDelete
I really love this one, you captured the personality of the animal perfectly.
Just wonderful, love this face.ReplyDelete