Hello! Was glad to see this group as I love pet portraits-drawings or paintings!  Looking forward to looking in and posting! This is a colored pencil I started on toned sketch paper and ended up going further than I had planned because I found this pup endearing! jean

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Beautifully done.. :-)

Thank you for looking!  Wasn't sure I did this right!  

Hello Jean... It is a well thought out piece...nicely rendered

If I may.. I'd like to give you a tip that will make this type of subject "sit better"...
I copied your photo and reconfigured the dimensions of the painting...

As you can see, the dog now has more space above and to the right of him.
By relocating him, he is much easier to focus on. He's less like a cutout from a bigger picture and more about him,

Apologies if my "interfering" offends you... Cheers Dallas

Sweet!!

o so fine samantha! how long did he take you? i'm thinking of starting my first real pet portrait. no, i must say, i've done a couple. but they were fairly quick ones. i'd like to do a special careful rendering for a special pet. i have so many things i want to do though, so i must prioritise them! 

my special pet portrait wants doing first i think! wish me luck! i'll post later.

lovely to meet you samantha, and thank you for inspiring me with your gorgeous portrait.

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