Jasper, Bugsy, Winston and Lilly

15 Feb 2011
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This was my first attempt at pet portraiture....My friend provided me with a photo featuring all 4 of her dogs. I manipulated the photo in Photoshop, simplifying the details, eliminating portions of the background, etc. I then printed the image on silk, using my Epson printer. The rest is all handstitched and quilted. I added beads to the blue batik for added interest and variety in texture. It's a relatively small piece, approx. 14" w x 8" high.

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Elaine255 wrote
on 24 Feb 2011 10:01 AM

I love this.  I'm partial to pugs

rotator101 wrote
on 10 Dec 2011 7:04 PM

Beautiful.  Didn't know you could print on silk and get that coloration.

Very nice piece with nice colors that complements the dogs.