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copespeak
10-27-2014, 11:40 AM
I love Airedales, and when one came past at my recent Artist Market, I grabbed my camera and asked to photograph him.

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stevemawmv
10-27-2014, 12:15 PM
And so do I Robyn....Always alert and sharp as a tack!
Glad you had your camera....Love em'...nicely done!
Take care,
Steve

D Akey
10-27-2014, 03:33 PM
Excellent K9 pic. I don't have familiarity with them. But I'll take your words that they're spiffy. Are they one of the hypo-allergenic breeds like poodles? Love your sketchy painterly style on the toned paper. Feels very full. :):):):):)

Victor Osaka
10-27-2014, 03:52 PM
Very cool man.

copespeak
10-27-2014, 06:23 PM
Thank you Victor, Mr Akey and Steve. I just like the look of them... stylish and alert, and the colour is great.

Their coat is a double coat Mr Akey, and they don't shed, but need clipping or stripping every few months. I'm not sure about non-allergenic, it's certainly not written anywhere, but not shedding would be an advantage.

Caesar
10-27-2014, 09:53 PM
Excellent portrait of Groucho Marx's dog! :eek::cool: impressive likeness with his master ... but maybe a cigar would have helped LOL;):o:p

Alexandra
10-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Awww, Robyn, what a sweetie!
Great work!

Aunt_Betsy
10-28-2014, 12:37 AM
Wonderful painting Robyn!!! My sister use to have Airedales, great dogs.

fraser_paice
10-28-2014, 01:46 AM
Great painting Robyn, I love Airedales too. Thought you might like to see how Boris has grown up (you did that marvellous pic of him as a pup), he's taking my wife for a walk here.

Marilyn Anne
10-28-2014, 02:26 AM
So lively and perfect! Charming!

gxhpainter2
10-28-2014, 06:08 AM
great painting/sketch as usual Robyn, it still amazes me you you achieve the soft curly look of his coat with such directness. you are a master!... love your work on toned background as well.

copespeak
10-28-2014, 08:45 AM
Caesar, Marilyn Anne, Aunt Betsy and Alexandra, and Gary, thank you!

And to you Neil. It's funny, I only looked at him the other day and wondered how big he was. I am having an Open Studio Day on the weekend, along with a digital art demo, and complied a slide show of lots of my AR paintings, and there he was!

He's a big boy now! How do you go with that huge coat?

AndreaMG
10-28-2014, 09:35 AM
Looks alive!! Love it :o

coops
10-30-2014, 02:49 AM
Once again a wonderful painting Robyn and Fraser great photo:)