Jade


If you are a regular reader of the blog then you probably have read my recent thoughts on giving, and the painting that I’ve been working on for a special person.  I mailed the painting last week, and now that I know it has been received I feel like I can share the final result with you.  I wanted the recipient to be the first to see it.

Here it is!

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I had to edit the photo a bit, but it’s still not quite what it should be.  The lighting in this photo is a bit off, but you can get the general idea.  I tried to add depth to the painting by keeping the foreground colors brighter with higher contrast.  As you move back into the painting, the colors become a little more dull and there is less detail.  Jade was a beautiful dog and I really enjoyed painting her!

This afternoon I’m heading to the store to pick up some supplies for making snow globes.   ‘Tis the season!

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My name is Melody Martin. Check out my art blog, and learn all about the steps and techniques that go into oil paintings.
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4 Responses to Jade

  1. elliot says:

    Nice photo. The eyes look very good and life-like.

  2. Holly Niphakis says:

    I would have loved to have known Jade…such a beautiful dog…. a “best friend” for sure.

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