Daisy, a Rescue, The Finished Custom Pet Portrait


Many small brush strokes later, this is the finished painting of Daisy, a beloved rescue dog. I wanted to catch the reflective light in her eyes and the lovely texture of her pinkish nose. When I have a lot of detail in the face as I do in this one–I prefer not to have too much detail in parts of the painting that are further back, much the way a limited focus photo works. I feel that too much detail in a painting can get distracting. The final painting is 12″ x 12″.

If you are interested in a custom portrait for yourself or as a holiday gift for someone else, you can see prices or order either at my website at https://www.hopelaneart.com or at my Etsy shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/HopeLaneArt. I am already setting up my holiday reservation list.