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Finished Portrait of Pac, a Black Lab

Finished Portrait of Pac, a Black Lab

Pac, A Black Labrador Retriever by Hope Lane, 9" x 12" acrylic www.hopelaneart.com The final commissioned painting is a long step from my last photo. You can't actually see the bright yellow background I first put in, but trust me, it made a difference in how lively...

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Painting a Black Lab, Underpainting

Painting a Black Lab, Underpainting

I started my painting of Pac the Black Lab by switching it up a bit. I laid down a layer of yellow ocher paint as a complementary color (meaning the opposite) to what would be a predominantly blue and green painting. This can add a certain energy and vibrance to a...

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Sketch for a Painting of a Black Lab

Sketch for a Painting of a Black Lab

This beautiful boy is a black Lab named Pac. I was contacted by a previous client, his "mom", to create a new painting as a gift. Pac is an outdoor dog who goes hunting with his human, so placing him in his environment was important. Only problem was, the photos we...

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The Contest Winner Finished Portrait

The Contest Winner Finished Portrait

Theodore, 8" x 8" Acrylic by Hope Lane After turning to my tiniest brushes, I finished this little painting of Theodore, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. When I run a contest to give away a painting, I never quite know what my winner will look like. It's part of the...

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A Portrait of a Cavalier, In Progress

A Portrait of a Cavalier, In Progress

I was lucky with my painting of Theodore--my first stages of painting came together quickly with a resemblance. You never know if this will happen or not. A lot of paintings start out with the uglies and don't come together until later on. The trickiest part of this...

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A Sketch for my Contest Winner

A Sketch for my Contest Winner

Meet cute little Theodore, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. His photo was the winner of my free portrait photo contest earlier this year. He loves to go outside--and his humans joke "that he is the world's tiniest hunting dog because he races out the door to chase...

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The Winner of a Free Pet Portrait

The Winner of a Free Pet Portrait

Congratulations to Donna Phillips and Theodore for winning the a Pet Portrait from Hope Lane Art. The contest was very successful. We had over 80 entries submitted of some pretty adorable pets. But sadly only one could win. The winner was chosen by a random drawing...

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Enter a Pet Portrait Contest on my Facebook Page

Enter a Pet Portrait Contest on my Facebook Page

As a thank you to all of my friends who follow this blog and my Facebook page--and to make your 2021 a bit brighter, I'm running a contest. I'm going to do a drawing for one lucky winner to get a free pet portrait. All you need to do to enter is add your pet's photo...

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