April 28, 2014

I recently completed a painting for a dear friend's 40th birthday. This is a portrait of her and her husband's beautiful pup Stella. I did a painting of Stella's brother through adoption, Dudley, as a present for their wedding some years ago. I did my best to make a painting that would compliment the first, but stand on it's own as well. It's been a while since I've done an acrylic original. I forgot how fun it is!

 In progress

In progress

I was pretty happy with my final result. I think my friend was too!

Perhaps this was my thematic inspiration?

 Ramona and Orchid- a portrait.

Ramona and Orchid- a portrait.