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Study of Snow

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Snow - Pet Dove Oil Painting

Daily Painting #209 – Study of Snow
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
Not for Sale

Here’s a study of my pet dove named Snow. I very, very seldom paint animals, but we’ve had Snow for about 4 months now and I decided that it was time I did a painting of him. This was painted from life with a very limited palette. It was quite difficult at times with Snow coming up to me every now and then to look at his painting, but most of the time, he sat still and posed.

I have recently been toning my gesso with a little Raw Umber. I liked the pale cream color so I left it unpainted.

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