What a lovely dog and such an intelligent expression on his face. Great portrait.

Thank you Thea. I learnt during the painting of this, that the reference photograph supplied (which was really excellent quality, and I would normally print to work from) was even better viewed on an ipad. I could really get the detail I needed for his eyes by enlarging the image on the screen. Shame it took me a couple of days to twig! I agree, a lovely dog, I wanted to do him justice as it was commissioned by a friend for her husband's birthday surprise gift. :)

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Detail from an acrylic painting of Squire in the Snow.

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Andrea Hook

I have always loved art and as a child I would frequently be found drawing the trees in the garden. I first worked as a graphic designer and illustrator in London and Dorset for fifteen years. One of my favourite posts was illustrating natural-history display-boards in watercolour & ink for Dorset…

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