Jenny Loves Tino

by Karen Meacham
(Clarksville, TN)

This 18 x 20 acrylic on canvas is of my daughter and our poodle, Valentino. We were blessed to have Valentino for over 14 years but after his passing one year ago, I wanted to paint this in his memory for our daughter, Jenny.

The biggest challenge was painting Jenny's face realistically, but it does actually look like her. I painted it by looking at her senior picture and a snapshot of Tino and combining them. I am pleased with the way I placed him in her arms and it looks just like him. If I painted it again, I would paint the background differently. This is my second attempt at a portrait.

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by: Mary Fraser

nicely done and what a special gift for your daughter .

by: dave

very nice -only comment the foreground orange is a bit severe

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