Thursday, January 25, 2018

Henrietta painting of a hen

Henrietta   Oil on wood, 8" x 8," SOLD
The background pattern here had a pleasant old fashioned appeal that I hope I got across.  I customized the colors to compliment "Henrietta."  And re-arranged the shapes.  Me thinks painting every detail (like dotted perimeters around the darker shapes) would have been overkill... Painting chickie's saturated hues was much more interesting.
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  1. Hi Diane. I find your art and "love" for animals both beautiful and inspiring. You are one of my favorite animal artists. I read about your trip to Farmpark. I've visited there too, trying to educate about farmed animal exploitation and cruelty (that Farmpark upholds). From one "animal lover" and artist to another, I ask that you please give some serious attention to this article:


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