Monday, November 23, 2009

Dog Tired (sold)

doggie portrait of four redbone coonhounds sleeping
on their favorite blue plaid blanket


©2009 Karen Mathison Schmidt


12 x 12 x 7/8 • acrylic on cradled Gessobord

private collection • Shreveport, Louisiana

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11 comments:

Sadia Hussain said...

Beautifully blended! and gorgeous colors! I love your style Karen.

rahina q.h. said...

Karen, this is wonderful! i love your colour handling.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

Just amazing. You are unique in your handling of color. This is awesome.

Karen Mathison Schmidt said...

Thank you all for your wonderful comments ...you're all so encouraging!

Gary Keimig said...

Very nice painting, Karen. I love your color work. Your pet portraits are outstanding.

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

Rich colors, wonderful composition - you rang the bell with this one, Karen!

Connie Kleinjans said...

This one is adorable. The color palette works, it balances pattern and random shapes, and also, I love dogs, and they *so* relax in a pile.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. Did I mention that I LOVE THIS?

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

This is one of the best paintings I've ever seen. Can't help but comment again and again!

Karen M Schmidt said...

Thank you all so much! This is one of my absolute favorites, too ...

Mary, thanks! Three comments on one painting ... you’re too much!

Kristeena Crabb said...

I just discovered your blog when you left a comment on Lisa Daria's.

I really love your paintings and I especially love this one and your use of colors. It's breathtaking.

I look forward to seeing more.