dog portrait paintings. This girl was very lucky. Her mom was adopted from a shelter with no knowledge that she was pregnant at the time. A month or so later she surprised her new owner with a litter of multi-mix puppies. Being kind-hearted, she raised the babies and found them all good homes. This girl went to some close relatives who are also real dog lovers. She has had a great life! All dogs who start out with rough beginnings should be so lucky.
They tell me Griffin is the smartest dog ever - and usually in control of every situation! I hope she likes this painting I did to honor her. I admit that all the different colors of hair that appear on her face were a challenge for me to capture and retain my abstract style. It was a good learning experience!
The background colors were chosen to coordinate with the owners' home and other artwork. I am happy to make a background to fit someone's needs or you can leave me to my own intuition and I'll choose a background the subject suggests to me. Yes, I talk to all of them -- and my fairies that come in the night to add their magic touches to the work I have done during the day! I am ok with the idea that people want art to match their decor, so don't be shy - contact me to design a pet portrait painting of your own.