Monday, July 14, 2008

Commission Finished



My friend Peggy wanted a graphite picture of 4 dogs for her son. They are/were his pets. Two are living and two are gone. The greyhound recently had to be put down, and Peggy asked if I could do a picture of them. I had been putting it off as the reference shots weren't too clear.

I had done two other pictures for her. Her living pets and all her pets living and non living. Some of the photos were really hard to use for reference. One was a black dog that looked like a golden retriever. I had to find one online. But I got them done. And now this one is done.

Here is a copy of the finished picture and the references.

8 comments:

Robyn said...

You've done an amazing job on this commission, Jeanne. Very difficult with some of those references. I wouldn't have been able to begin. I'm sure your friend and her son will love it.

Teresa said...

Great job on the commission Jeanne! Love those cactus pics... looks like good ref material for future art!

Joan said...

Super job on this!!!! I bet she love it!

Jeanette said...

Good job on a difficult piece Jeanne. That must have taken time to complete.

And yes, the cactus photos are impressive as always.

Beamer said...

Nice Job. Very Good.

Jo Castillo said...

Jeanne, those are just great doggies in your commission. Great job.

You always post such great photos.

See ya...

Susan Carlin said...

Very nice portraits! Don't you wish you could go to a similar book to fill in details on portraits of people?
I know you made someone really happy with your portrait.

Ai said...

Jeanne, these portraits are superb. I love them. They are full of characters. Well done for this successful commission.