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The Dying Dog

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The work is a pastel portrait (15in x 20in) of the last moment of my friend's dying dog. I endeavour to capture the memory and everlasting emotion with art.

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callie15 said...
Jan. 16, 2012 at 7:06 pm
I don't really like dogs (sorry majority of America, I'm a cat person), but this is really touching. The amount of detail that you put in this is astonding. Makes me want to hang it up in a little boy's bedroom :)
mmariiissolll said...
Oct. 14, 2011 at 9:08 pm
this is amazing. I love how you based it on your friends dying dog. 
Sparkora said...
Sept. 24, 2011 at 1:25 pm
Great work, it's very difficult to make fur look real,  but you did. I can sympathize with the dog's death, my own black lab died a couple months ago and I miss her every day, so this piece really spoke to me. I love it. 5 stars.
SkimKimchi said...
Sept. 15, 2011 at 4:34 pm
awwwwwwwww..... It's very sweet and very sad at the same time :'(   5 stars
writerfreak21231This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 18, 2011 at 10:28 am
very beautiful! and I'm sorry ofr ur friend! My the dogs rest in peace! :) U have talent! great job and keep drawing! :)(:
redhairCat This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 12, 2011 at 12:30 pm
What a beautiful pastel!
sunriseusnset said...
May 26, 2011 at 12:42 pm
that is so sad, but you captured a very great moment. this is so beautiful(: you have a gift, not just in the hands, but also in the mind.
Robert T. said...
May 20, 2011 at 8:02 pm
This shows true skill, the texture itself is amazing, and it looks like photograph then a pastel drawing.
Fawny This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 11, 2011 at 5:06 pm
this is a very talented picture, and you can definitely tell it took talent to make. i love how the dogs are showing affection, for who can show more affection than dogs?? the whole aesthetic value is incredible. congratulations!!!

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