Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Poodle pet portrait

Poodle portrait - 7" x 7" oil on MDF panel

This painting was finished shortly after Christmas. The person commissioning the portrait had hoped to have it in time for a Christmas gift but I explained that this wouldn't be possible and so they decided that they would go ahead anyway.

It is always unpleasant having to disappoint people but this happens every year as, I suppose understandably, the general public don't fully realise the time it takes to paint portraits and many leave it too late.

The moral of the story - get your Christmas portraits booked in plenty of time!


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