Remi the Chocolate Lab by Hope Lane

I recently completed this portrait of a lovely chocolate Labrador Retriever named Remi. The client had commissioned paintings of her other dogs, a yellow Lab and and a black one, previously. There really is nothing that makes me happier than having a client return for a another of my paintings.

This painting is an 11″ x 14″ acrylic. To maintain consistency with the earlier paintings, I kept the dog’s head in a similar scale and position in the art. Unlike the other two dogs, who were outdoorsy hunting types, Remi was a “sweet snuggle girl”. So I chose a soft background of marsh grasses and flowers for her.