Colored Pencil on Canvas
|| Artist's Statement:
With Jake, I was once again given the opportunity to explore a
As he was my first Golden Retriever, I faced the anxiety of creating
a style that not only properly depicts a particular breed, but also
accurately represents the subject's individuality.
This commission was a bit more difficult than usual as it was a
gift, and I couldn't confer directly with the final recipient of
the piece. On the other hand, the image I worked from did a great
job at capturing Jake's physical appearance as well as his personality.
I am very pleased with the results.