Goldie 9 x 12 oil on panel

Today’s painting is a portrait of an anonymous golden retriever I’ll call Goldie, although she looks like a Molly, too. The portrait is actually head and shoulders but I thought I’d take a picture of a closeup of the face since that’s the part I worked on the most. The background is really a bit greener than it appears here, which I think is a nice balance to the warm tones of the fur. Pretty soon I’ll attempt a painting of Ripley (our American bulldog) in oil.

(The whole painting)


  1. teric
    November 7, 2007

    AWESOME!!! The sparkle in her eyes is glorious!!

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