Shaggy Dog Story


Really love your painting style, this is so good, Marilyn.

Thank you so much Kwok for your lovely comments.

A stunning piece of work. Tremendous use of colour.

Lovely work.

Beautiful, Marilyn, love the way you mix the decorative patterned work with such realism in the eyes and nose.

Oh, I do so like your work and have missed seeing it on POL. Another absolute stunner

Absolutely wonderful, love the colours

Lovely doggy, Marilyn. Love all the colours and marks.

Wonderful work - so clever, and Sam is lovely!

Thank you so much everyone for your encouraging words - I really appreciate you taking the time to look at and comment on my work.

Amazing work - love the colours.

I think your style is fabulous, superb!

Amazing as always Marilyn.

I adore how you've done this Marilyn, it's really wonderful!

Great pet portrait, Marilyn, a little change in your last style.

Wow, Marilyn! This is a cracker! Love everything about it - the colours, his nose and collar, his shaggy hair - great painting and quite unique with the patterns in the hair. Terrific!

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This little character is called Sam. I’ve used brush pens and Faber Castell Gelatos (background) in this piece and fused pattern with reality to enhance colour and detail. Yes, I love detail - controversial I know!

About the Artist
Marilyn De la Cruz

I went to Birmingham Art School straight after leaving school but had not considered my job prospects carefully enough at that age so left and did not consider taking up art again until much later in life. Now that I am retired I have much more time on my hands to paint and hope my artwork brings…

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