Thursday, August 28, 2014
I just completed this watercolor portrait of Henry, a sweet and gentle Scottish Deerhound. I met Angela at a barn where I used to ride in NC, and she has owned Deerhounds for years. The deerhound was called "the most perfect creature" by Sir Walter Scott and I believe it is true. I have always been partial to hounds as a Ridgeback owner, but when you meet a Deerhound you feel something special. Henry loves to sleep on his favorite couch and I was able to capture that moment in my painting.
Angela loved it, she said..."Fantastic, that is exactly the face I see in my mind when I think of Henry. You really grasped the essential Henry."