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Molly (underpainting)

She was looking straight up at me, and as I enlarged the image in my camera, I noticed that I was reflected in her eyes.

( It’s true: dogs really do mirror us.)

I spend a crazy amount of time on underpaintings.  Really, there’s no need for all of this detail.  Still, it’s the way that I work and now I can just get to work painting it…

This entry was published on September 2, 2012 at 10:16 pm and is filed under dog, oil on canvas, portrait. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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