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Original Acrylic on Canvas by Judy Lavoie

IMAGE SIZE: 11" x 14"

STATUS: Sold as a commission

"This painting was done for our friend Bill as a Christmas surprise for his wife Julie. Sadly, 14-year old Tom died shortly after Bill asked me to do the portrait, so we knew it would be even more precious once finished. White fur is a challenge to paint, and I uses many pastel tones to create the shading and three-dimensional appearance in Tom's face. Julie's reaction upon receiving this gift gave me much joy: 'It doesn't look like a painting, it looks like Tom is here. It's incredible! You got his eyes, his ears, his mouth, everything. It's like he is breathing. I just stand in front of it and stare.'"

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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