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Friday, March 12, 2010

Yo Quiero Mas!!

All Bark, acrylic on board, 6x8", 2010 SOLD
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WOW....check out those colors!!! Of course everyone thinks all Chihuahuas are adorable (with rare exceptions that win World's Ugliest Dog contests and whose appearence leaves us in cold sweats at night). I personally find them absolutely ANNOYING!!!! It's the incessant barking, ergo the title of the piece. But whether you find them irresistibly bearable or akin to rodents, this painting is easily appreciated in my opinion. I was eager to make use of some Naples Yellow and the colors in this little runt's coat were a great cool contrast to the neutral Naples Yellow. I really tried to emphasize the eyes, adding plenty of detail. Tell me what you think - yea or nay on the Chihuahua's? - Jared


Anita Stoll said...

I love the piece but I agree with you. I love Chihuahuas and glad I don't have to take them home with me. Check out my blog post on "Road Trip" last photo on it. You might find it amusing.

Anita Stoll said...

It's me Anita Stoll again. Ijust left a comment.OOps. I meant the second to last photo.

Sue Furrow said...

Positively beautiful artwork. Ignore the subject and look at the way the paint is handled. AND the colors AND the eyes. Someone should snap this up quick!

Pattie Wall said...

Yay, yay, yay! What a cutie and the colors are fantastic. Nice one Jared!

Angie said...

Jared, I love this! I swear it feels just like he/she is staring up at me begging for me to pick him/her up. Love it, but then again I do happen to love chihuahuas.

Angie Denson