• A BIRTHDAY PRESENT - ROY'S PORTRAIT

    2 days ago - By Studio at the Farm

    Meet Roy. He is the much-loved dog of a friend of a friend. Rhonda wanted to give Roy's owner a portrait for his birthday, as he had helped Rhonda enormously, helping her train and rehabilitate her rescued Boerboel [South African mastiff - much too large a dog to leave untrained]. So I get riding lessons from Rhonda and she gets a painting - great arrangement!
    This is one of the photos I was given as reference - not my favourite. To me, it looks more like a pit bull than a shepherd.
    But I gave it a try - still didn't like it.
    The photo resolution here is bad, but Roy's face is alive...
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