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Colorful Schnauzer Framed Art Print

New Drawing – Colorful Schnauzer Dog

There is a new drawing in my colorful dogs gallery, just finished today!  A colorful miniature schnauzer dog.  This drawing was made with pastel pencils on pastelmat paper. The miniature schnauzer is a small terrier that originated in Germany in the 1800s. They were originally bred for hunting rats, and they are one of the most popular terrier breeds. They are the smallest of the three breeds of Schnauzer.

The model for this drawing is a photo of a black and silver schnauzer puppy sitting in a field of flowers from Pixabay.  As you can see, it is not a photo-realistic drawing of a dog, and I took many artistic liberties.  I used bold vibrant colors, mostly blues and purples, to represent the black areas of the dog.  I used light colors such as light blues, pinks and orange to create the white areas.  I decided to have the dog sitting in a grassy field rather than flowers.  The eyes are much more detailed than they are in the photo.

You can see a closeup of this drawing below:

Colorful Schnauzer closeup

Colorful Schnauzer closeup

This drawing is available as a fine art print, tote bag, home decor products, cell phone case and much more in my Online Store.  I also have other products available in my Redbubble, Zazzle and Society6 stores.

Colorful French Bulldog

Colorful French Bulldog Pastel Drawing

There is a new drawing in my Dog Paintings gallery It is a French Bulldog titled “Daydreamer”, drawn with vibrant rainbow colors!  This is the first of a series of colorful pet portraits that I will be drawing as original artwork.  Meaning, these are not commissions, and both the original drawing and prints from the drawings can be purchased.  These portraits will be mostly of dogs and cats, although I may draw other pet animals as well. I will be starting with small breed dogs first.

Reference photo from Pixabay. The reference photo from which this painting was created was of a fawn colored French bulldog. The tan colored areas of the dog have been painted with bright warm colors (red, range and yellow), and the black areas and shadows were painted with cool colors (blue and purple). The dark colored background makes the subject pop off the paper.

The French Bulldog is a small breed of dog developed in France in the 1800s. They were a result of the cross between bulldogs and ratting terriers from France and Britain. They are fairly quiet dogs, and do not bark much. They do not require a lot of exercise, and are very friendly and affectionate.

Closeup View

Closeup View

This adorable French Bulldog is drawn with vibrant colors using pastel pencils on Clairefontaine pastelmat. Red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple colors create a rich and bold pet portrait. The photograph that I used as a reference for this drawing can be found on Pixabay.   I thought this photo of a sweet Frenchie laying down was the perfect reference for my portrait. The wistful look in his eyes and the adorable pose made the perfect composition for the drawing.  I like to use photographs that are a little out of the ordinary for my drawings.

If you would prefer to purchase a print or home decor product of this drawing, please visit my Online Store.  This drawing is also available in my Zazzle, Society6, and RedBubble stores as various products.

This adorable drawing is available as a fine art print, cell phone case, tote bag, throw pillow, jigsaw puzzle, and other home decor and gift products in my online stores.  Please see the example products below and visit my online stores for more products with this design.

Colorful French Bulldog Jigsaw Puzzle

Colorful French Bulldog Jigsaw Puzzle

Colorful French Bulldog Tote Bag

Colorful French Bulldog Tote Bag

Colorful French Bulldog Cell Phone Case

Cell Phone Case

Colorful French Bulldog Magnet

Colorful French Bulldog Magnet

Colorful French Bulldog Laptop Sleeve

Colorful French Bulldog Laptop Sleeve

Colorful Paisley Peacock Drawing

I have a new drawing in my gallery.   It is titled “Colorful Paisley Peacock” and can be found in the Colorful Animals gallery.  It is a stylized peacock with paisley-like designs in its tail feathers.  It is based on an older drawing of mine.  It is drawn with Prismacolor colored pencils on Strathmore drawing paper, 11″ x 14″.  It took me about 35-40 hours to complete this drawing.

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Celtic Horse – New Artwork Available as Prints

New artwork in the Colorful Animals Gallery: “Celtic Horse“.  This is painted with acrylic paints on Ampersand pastelbord, 11″ x 14”.  Basically just for fun. I chose to use a a limited color palette, a blue monochrome color scheme.  I layered different shades of blue and blended the edges together.  I wanted the colors to blend together to give it a soft, dreamlike effect.

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New Artwork March 2017

Hey everyone!  I have not been doing a good job keeping up with updating the Blog whenever I add a new image.  I have had a few new artworks in the past couple of months, and I will post them here for your viewing pleasure!  You can also see these in my Gallery.  All of these drawings are commissions for other people, and thus are not available to purchase as a print.

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Painted Turtle Drawing – Finished

Painted Turtle Drawing

Psychedelic Neon Rainbow Colorful Painted Turtle drawing

My painted turtle drawing is done. It is drawn with Prismacolor colored pencils on Strathmore drawing paper.  Many of the colors used were fluorescent colored pencils, which does not show up well on a scanned version.  

This drawing is available as a print, home decor products and more in my Online Store.  It is available on various merchandise in my online stores: in Society6, RedbubbleZazzle and FineArtAmerica.  If you would like to see this image on a specific product that it is not currently on, please E-mail Me and let me know!

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