Pet Painting — ‘Finn’


‘Finn’ — Pet Painting by Valerie Rawlings

Here is my completed pet painting of Finn — the handsome winner of our pet photo contest. The German Shepherd’s wonderful smile inspired me to paint his fun and playful side.

At first I was hesitant about using these wild orange and cobalt blue colors; but as the portrait image evolved, Finn assured me that he was loving it. I especially like the contrast between the sedate background and the vibrant colors of his coat.

This afternoon I’m sending the completed pet painting off to Christine in Indiana. I hope she enjoys my take on her beautiful dog!!

About Valerie Rawlings

Austin, Texas oil painter focusing on portraits, landscapes and still life paintings
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4 Responses to Pet Painting — ‘Finn’

  1. Lynn says:

    I love it ! If she doesn’t like it I am sure so,done else will buy it. Itis you best yet in my opinion.
    Keep up the good work.

  2. Ann Childress says:

    Love it!!!