Wednesday, February 29, 2012

"Puggie Love", 6x6 Inch Oil Painting of Pug Dog

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This Month my Challenge Group, Girls Just Wanna Paint had the topic "Love, appropriately enough for February.  I ran though the list of the usual things you'd think of - weddings, babies, romantic themes, but then.... there's this face that faces me every day, all day.  At 2:30 in the morning, if I open my eyes, this is what I see, in the dark.  First thing in the morning, last thing at night - the smile and adoring eyes never quit.  When I'm cranky, when I'm sick, when I'm annoyed (or when I'm annoying - yes, it happens) there is never a pause in the love.  Oh, Paco!

So!  As tough as it was to choose the subject, once I started it just flowed off the brush.  This painting will be seen in our group show at the Bumpus Library in Duxbury, MA in May and June.
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13 comments:

  1. Dogs just know how to love perfectly, completely, and blindly, don't they? I would love to wake up to that face! Paco is beautiful, Kelley!

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  2. What a great painting of Paco and a true example of unconditional LOVE!

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  3. Hooray for that kind of love! It's THE best kind....what a wonderful portrait of your cherished pooch....Love those eyes!

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  4. What a wonderful rendition of Paco--you are such a super artist and dog mama in every way. For something you love in "Philosophy Class"--one student brought her two year old son. The whole class applauded after she introduced him. I couldn't choose between Atticus and BeBe so I took a wick basket full of paint tubes.

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    1. Oh, Jerry, I could never choose between Atticus and BeBe, either, they are both so sweet! Paint tubes are perfect!

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  5. What a great face...and those eyes...you captured those eyes perfectly! Love this.

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  6. Of course you had to paint Paco.....no choice. Great painting.

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  7. Aww. cute painting. Great way to be loved!

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  8. Nothing better than puppy love. SO true!

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  9. hi kelley!
    oh it is fabulous!
    i hope this pug painting is NFS because it is for you to keep!
    xoxox

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  10. He's just adorable! Lovely.
    Happy Painting.
    p.s.
    you did a great job with his tongue...! I've painted dog's tongues before.... not easy!

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