The idea with this one was simple: to have three bold stripes of colour and a certain amount of detail in each to give the illusion of receding into the distance.
This is a portrait I painted for my boyfriend’s brother’s family of their dog Milly. It’s oil on canvas, 10×10, and I finished it a few months ago. It was an Xmas present so I can now share it here!
They are the height of beauty – dogs.
Expressive and individual faces convey the personality beneath.
And what perfect creatures! Dogs light up any room they are in. Like an open fireplace, dogs provide a focal point and your eye is drawn to them.