Jo - final wm sml

This is lovely and typical of the breed ... no eyes and lots of hair!

What a gorgeous litlle cutie.

Lovely Andrea, tricky to do without eyes!

Lovely little dog. Great painting.

What a little cutie!

Thank you Heather :-) yes, rather a challenge to paint eyes you can’t see!

Thank you so much Christine :-)

Thank you Maureen - yes, I’m sure if she were mine she would probably charm me into giving her a treat every hour! :-)

Thank you Katy, yes for sure! :-)

Thank you so much Carolyn, very kind of you :-)

Thanks Susan! She could melt your heart couldn’t she :-)

He looks like a little tinker. Love his coat Andrea.

A gorgeous little Tinker! I hope I did her justice. Thank you for your lovely compliment Carole :- )

A lovely dog portrait Andrea.

Thank you so much Caroline, very much appreciated! :- )

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An acrylic painting on textured acrylic paper for a friend's dad's birthday. Jo (along with her canine friend Ridsy) was a canal boat dog until her owner gave up the canals for a dwelling on solid ground. I was given several snapshots of Jo to work from, but none properly showed her eyes! (I believe it was ALWAYS unusual to see her eyes, judging from the way she liked to wear her hair!) To compensate, I tried to make more of the wispy loveliness of the dog instead. A really little cutie!

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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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