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MikalaKula
03-30-2010, 04:13 AM
This little dog found us. He came down our drive as a little pup and stayed. Its my first try at doing animal portraits. I hope Augie likes it. :D

EB
03-30-2010, 04:17 AM
Nice, I don't think I would want to be his chew toy.

MJSparks
03-30-2010, 04:38 AM
Love doggies. This is great and only your first try?

You've nailed the nose and doggie really well.

MikalaKula
03-30-2010, 04:45 AM
Thanks for the replies.

It seemed undaunting when I started blocking in colors and it looked so mixed up. Then I worked one area at a time. Yes, its my first try at any portrait. It was really fun.

Alexandra
03-30-2010, 06:10 AM
What a love Makala. He is beautiful.:)

coops
03-30-2010, 06:13 AM
How well you have captured the look in his eyes Mikala. A wonderful painting.:)

MikalaKula
03-30-2010, 07:04 AM
Thank you for the nice comments. I may try my other dog soon but have to have him hold still enough to get a pic. :D

I'm new to ArtRage and really happy to have found you all. You are all so talented and knowledgeable.

D Akey
03-30-2010, 10:54 AM
Augie, my son my son. . . that's some fine portrait you got painted of ya.

- Doggie Daddy

Always something special when the animal picks us. There's a special bond.

justjean
03-30-2010, 12:00 PM
A cutie but looks a bit sad, and congrats on a well done fist doggie portrait :D

MikalaKula
03-30-2010, 12:25 PM
Thanks ... I named him after Augie Doggie. I always loved that cartoon and always wanted to name a dog Augie. So when he came along, I got my chance. And yes, when they choose you - there is a special bond.

barnburner
03-30-2010, 12:42 PM
A really fine job, especially since it's your first attempt at a portrait.. Well done!:)

MikalaKula
03-31-2010, 07:33 AM
Thank you so much BarnBurner! :)

beachpony
03-31-2010, 11:00 AM
Very nice!!! :D

Bobbi
04-01-2010, 02:17 AM
First try, eh??? Awesome. You are going to be a force to be reckoned with.

MikalaKula
04-01-2010, 05:03 AM
Thanks Beachpony and Bobbi - yep ... first try of any type of portrait. I thought it was difficult to get going. My Dad had the ability to look at something and copy it to a tee ... I may have inherited that ability a little.:)