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Labrador Retrievers

I have had so many commissions for portraits of Labradors in the past few weeks, I thought I would dedicate a blog especially to them.  Here are a few from the past two years…

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Pastel 12″ x 10″ / 30 x 25cm, 2017


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George is an incredibly handsome rescued Chocolate Lab.  The reference photo for this portrait was by Penelope Malby.


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‘Alfie’ Pastel 12″ x 12″ / 30 x 30cm, 2017


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Taz’s portrait was commissioned back in 2014.



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I really enjoyed Blondie’s portrait – that tongue!


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‘Ned’, Pastel 16″ x 12″ / 40 x 31cm


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Eleven year old gorgeous Buddy from 2014.


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I loved Misty’s reference photograph, the client suggested including the branches and red berries and I think it has worked really well.


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This is a portrait of Molly, Misty’s sister, from 2018. Pastel 16″ x 12″ / 40 x 31cm.



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Angus and Digbey

‘Digby and Angus’, Pastel 16″ x 12″ / 40 x 31cm 2017


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Chudley and his favourite red ball, 2014.


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‘Bosun’ Pastel 12″ x 10″ / 30 x 25cm


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‘Foley’ Pastel 8″ x 6″ / 15 x 10 cm


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‘Bramble’ 8″ x 6″ / 15 x 10cm


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