original oil paintings by northwest artist, Sharman Owings -
Monday, January 17, 2011
work in progress
This piece isn't finished. I just needed to see how it presents on screen. In my dreams these are the dogs I have. One of the reasons I wanted to do this image is the distortion of the paw size. It actually reminds me of these big, cuddly pups. It's sort of what they are about. That must sound ridiculous! but it makes sense to me. I just want to grab their paws and squeeze! We have a really big cat and his paws have the same effect on me. He's not particularly glad to have me do it. Oh well! the cost of being "kept"
I'm a painter living in Enumclaw, Washington. It's a small town in the foothills below Mt. Rainier. My sculptor husband and I share 3 studios, a foundry,6 cats, a one-of-a-kind, custom, cast bronze door and cabinet hardware company and 5 beautiful acres of land on which we host a July outdoor sculpture show. "A Painting a Day" seemed a little over the top. Just up my alley. Don't look for any consistency in subject matter. The one sure thing? color!
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