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Maya The Chocolate Labrador Retriever’s Finished Portrait

It took a week to finish the colored pencil portrait of Maya pictured here. It is a small piece 8″ by 10″ on Bristol paper. This is a smooth surfaced paper which works well with layering the colors. Continue reading

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Portrait of Maya = The challenges of foreshortening + Red Wing Mall

In that moment, a connection was made. Susan explained that she really wanted a portrait of her Labrador retriever that she had taken in to her home. A dear friend had suddenly passed away and the lovely four-year old dog was sadly left with out her person. Continue reading

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