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"True Blue" - German Shepherd, Original Watercolor Painting, Framed

"True Blue" - German Shepherd, Original Watercolor Painting, Framed

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"True Blue" - German Shepherd

This handsome boy is a classic example of the breed with a twist, it's painted in a limited palette of vibrant colors.

This painting is already framed! See the second image for mat/frame proportions.
Art: 4" x 5"
Mat: 8" x 10", white
Frame: 8" x 10", matte-finish silver

This is a watercolor painting on Yupo, one of my "Paintings with Petzazz".

Yupo is made of polypropylene, it's slick and bright white. The water/paint mixture isn't absorbed into the surface as with traditional watercolor paper - this results in vibrant colors and interesting swirls and watermarks that appear as the paint dries. Paint can also be lifted easily with a damp brush - wonderful for creating edges, the highlight in the eye, whiskers, etc.

My intent with these paintings is to interpret the subject, not to paint it exactly, although I do strive for accuracy of proportion. I choose a limited color palette and let the paint and paper do a lot of the work. After selecting the image, I'll often choose a title which is related to a color and then come up with the color scheme.

Charity Item: I'll donate $8 from the sale of this painting to the Placer SPCA (www.placerspca.org)

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* * Copyright retained by the artist (that would be me). You are purchasing the original art only - I retain all rights to this image. This image may not be reproduced in any manner without my written consent. * *
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