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Baron copyright Judy Lavoie


Original Acrylic on Canvas by Judy Lavoie

IMAGE SIZE: 12" x 16"

STATUS: Sold as a commission

"Baron was one of those extra special dogs that the owners hold dear to their hearts long after they've departed. His owners gave me a few photos as reference, and I chose the photo shown to the right when they mentioned they liked how it captured they way he would look at them and twist his head. Black fur is always a challenge, and I try to emphasize the way the light hits it to keep it from appearing as a big block of blackness. The eyes always make my pet portraits come to life, and you can see how I've made Baron's eyes a focal point, by emphasizing them. I was taken back by how happy the owners were with my finished artwork, and share their joy here:

'Every time I walk into the room and see the painting I am absolutely floored... it stuns my brain to think my dog is looking at me. It means so much, and I don't know the words to use to describe what you've done... superb... stellar... exceptional. It touches my heart and I thank you so much.' - Bob, owner of Baron

"I am very grateful that I can give someone so much happiness through my artwork."

Reference Photo

Commissioned Artwork

Judy welcomes commissions to paint beloved pets, homes, landscapes, and other subjects dear to your heart. Contact the Artist for more information on commissioning a painting.

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