Friday, January 27, 2012

Lacey labrador retriever in acrylic

I have been working on this labrador portrait for a fellow veterinarian.  Struggled a bit with the side view and not letting Lacey look too flat.  Now I am having a bit of a hard time with the background.  She was a family friend as well as a hunting companion and wanted to suggest the field the photo was taken in.  Still working on it!

9 comments:

  1. oh its beautiful,

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  2. Thank you Laurie! I needed that encouragement on this one.

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  3. Really nice, Maria and I like the idea of suggesting the background. Your friend will love it!

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  4. Well it's looking great so far.. Love all your colors :)

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  5. Thanks Sheryl and Jen, worked the background a bit, still not happy with it, I feel so close but can't quite put it together....yet.

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  6. Maria, he's beautiful. Looks like my Daisy, Except she's mostly white. gorgeous work. love,Diana

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  7. Thank you Diana, I have painted a chocolate lab and a few black labs, but not a yellow ..yet!

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  8. I know the owner, he will appreciate it no matter how it comes out, but it looks pretty darn good right now

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  9. It went out to him this week, so we will see what he has to say! Lacey seemed to be a pretty amazing dog.

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