Thursday, July 2, 2009

Mocha

This happy dog is a birthday present from a loving wife to her hubby. The only thing she was particular about was the background color but then she let me to whatever I wanted with the composition. Mocha the devoted dog was a real pleasure to paint.












12x12 oil on wrapped canvas



18 comments:

pencilportraits said...

Another satisfied customer no doubt Sheila, do you know the significance of the background at all?

The Bull said...

Wonderful job, you have a thing for rendering eyes! So expressive and alive! :)

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

You are the pro.
He is so beautiful great job Sheila.

Mary Paquet said...

Sheila, you have such a lovely way of giving life to loving pets. He looks like he is smiling. Happy to see you are getting commissions!

Paulo J. Mendes said...

You catched very well his lively and happy expression :))

Gwen Bell said...

What a happy dog! Those smiling eyes and wide grin are irresistible. Great portrait!

Edward Burton said...

Wonderful portrait, Sheila!

Color Splashes said...

great, great job! Do you think maybe she wanted the background to match or go with a wall?

Sheila said...

Yes. She did want the background to match certain walls.

David Larson Evans said...

Great job Sheila, the little fellow has personality.

Dana Cooper Fine Art said...

Nice, nice pet portrait Sheila!

Manon Doyle said...

I'm sure the hubby will be more than satisfied Sheila! Great work girlfriend!

Rosemildo Sales Furtado said...

Hello! Your space is beautiful. I would be better to put a translator.

Abra├žos,

Furtado.

Gary Heller said...

Wonderful expression and I like your delightful composition of mocha. The comp adds to his appeal and I can see him as an energetic and very loving , devoted dog.
Great colors in this as well.
Your work spreads joy around the world and I admire you for that.
Keep up the great work.

Gary Keimig said...

Great painting Sheila. the color is outstanding and the composition just great. The expression on the dog is priceless.

Sheila E. said...

So cute! loved the composition and smiling face. I'm sure the owners will smile every time they see this painting of Mocha, I know I would!

Linda said...

Another beautiful portrait Sheila,Its really beautiful, shining in fact. Lindax

Carrie Jacobson said...

Sheila, Mocha is gorgeous! Congratulations on this one and all this fine work you've been doing - commissions galore! xo