Sunday, May 24, 2009

This is Raisin

A memorial piece for someone's much love Bull Mastiff.  

Just wanted to let you know I've been a little pre-occupied with hearing an 11 year old girl was missing from the Girl Scout Camp my daughter was at.  The girl was located, I talked to my girl and all is well now.












8x10 oil on canvas

14 comments:

L.Holm said...

Wonderful painting, Sheila! So much 3-d detail in his muzzle, and such sweet eyes.

Glad to hear the young girl was found. That must have been really frightening.

Gwen Bell said...

What a majestic animal. You painted the eyes so soulfully.

Thank God the young girl was found! That had to be a nightmare.

adebanji said...

Wow great textures and features developed on this piece!

Edward Burton said...

Very well done, Sheila!

Gail H. Ragsdale said...

Sheila, this is one of your best yet! What a sweet portrait!

Carrie Jacobson said...

Sheila, what a beautiful painting! The wrinkles on his muzzle, the foreshortening, the expression in his eyes, the tactile quality of the entire painting, wow. It's really good. I really like it!

Glad your daughter is fine in all of this. Must have been terrifying for you. Hope you're feeling better today.

Stephen Dell'Aria said...

You've captured that soulful expression the dogs posses. Nice painting

David Larson Evans said...

I love the painting ...it's in the eyes.

Michelle said...

Wow, wonderful portrait. I agree with the others...beautiful eyes and great expression.

Glad to hear that all is well!

Hellenne Vermillion said...

So good to hear things are all okay with the girl! Your dog painting is awesome, so sensitive and "deep." Keep it up. I'm getting back into the studio after a big bit of painful dental work, meetings, and such. Yay studio time!

Tracey Clarke said...

Raisin. That is the best name I have ever heard for a wrinkly dog!
Beautifully done...

Thankful everything is ok....

Barefoot Nana said...

What a wonderful painting. He looks so real. I'm invititing you to become one of my followers on my blog. http://barefootnanasartwork.blogspot.com keep up the good work and hope to hear from you. See you also on facebook. Hugs

Gary Keimig said...

You sure caught the eyes on this one Sheila. Good job.God bless and happy painting

Dean Grey said...

Sheila!

First off, glad to hear both your daughter and the other girl are both safe and sound.

Now onto the painting.....

LOL, that face! Raisin indeed!

Too cute!

-Dean