This dog belongs to a close friend of ours and when I saw the picture on her Facebook page I contacted her immediately to ask her if I could draw it. I love the foreshortened look of it and the deeply expressive nature of the dog’s eyes. Anyone that’s ever owned a labrador retriever or spent any time with one of these hounds knows that their greatest weapon in their war against table scraps is their big ol’ eyes. So I decided to try something a bit different and take some artistic license, making the eyes way bigger than they really are, and giving it a slightly cartoonish look while still retaining that realistic and detailed feel that I always enjoy trying to capture. Did I succeed? Hope so.
Looking for some help coming up with a name for this handsome devil. Any suggestions? Leave them in the comments. Thanks!
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