Coco

Another little dog that I had met at the park.

I had done this little dog in watercolor. Here’s the post of it – https://marleneleeart.com/2018/06/30/the-final-watercolors/.

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Coco, oil, 8 x 10 inches by Marlene Lee

Marla

My massage therapist house her room in a chiropractor’s office. She had allowed me to display some of my works in her room.  Recently I brought in some dog portraits paintings that I had done – 10 x 10 on gallery wrapped canvases. The whole office flocked over to look. Before I knew it I got commissions – two from the receptionist and one from the chiropractor.

Below is the chiropractor’s dog, Marla.

I went to the chiropractor’s farm to take photos of his dog. He was unable to provide a good photo. So trying to get a dog to pose is a bit challenging. Her master tried holding a bone in front of her and naturally she licked her chops. Our aim was to have nice lighting and her mouth close…but gave up. She wanted that bone. 🙂

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“Marla” 10 x 10 x 1 1/2 inches, oil
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“Marla” work-in-progress

Tiny Dog Portraits

Building up my collections of 3 x 3 inches dog portraits for the Pence Gallery Holiday Sales in Davis, coming up in three weeks.

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Little Dog Complex, 3 x 3 x 1/4 inches oil on canvas
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Charley, 3 x 3 x 1/4 inches oil on canvas

Wise Collie

I got so many dogs photos from the parks that I can’t remember who this one is. But another tiny painting.

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Wise Collie, 3 x 3 x 3/8 inches oil on canvas

Here’s a previous photo of it before I put in the final touches…it had appeared in Instagram. The palette knife is there for scale.

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Ready to Assist

I’m continuing my series of 3 x 3 inches oil portraits of dogs.Why dogs? Because I have one.

This dog I met at the reception for my dog portraits exhibit at the Avid Reader. She was with her owner who was partially blind. Dogs are such marvelous companions!

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Ready to Assist, 3 x 3 x 1/4 inches oil on stretched canvas