7/23/08

MAGNIFICENT MOLLIE

Some animals are so beautiful that it's hard to imagine painting them as magnificent as they are. Mollie is like this.

Although she's a sleek black dog, there's no black paint on her. What you see here is lots of Quinacridone Magenta, Ultramarine Turquoise, Phthalo Blue, Quin Burnt Orange, Indanthrone, Cerulean, and Lunar Earth, all from Daniel Smith Company out of Seattle.

I've started painting a full length view of her on a larger sheet of paper, but for now, she looks like this. My hope is to capture how exquisitely gorgeous she is.

"FIRST MOLLIE" Transparent Watercolor on 140CP Arches - 11 x 15"

7 comments:

PERUGINA ART said...

Sandy, Mollie is also a beauty.
You are a master at watercolours.
Love the rich colours you have used.

Ann Buckner said...

Beautiful work and a beautiful dog. Her face is so regal.

Suzanne McDermott said...

She is gorgeous and so is your painting. Thanks for posting your combo of darks.

Suzanne McDermott said...

She is gorgeous and so is your painting. Thanks for posting your combo of darks.

Dawn said...

thanks Sandy for posting your colors! Mollie's mom will be thrilled with this painting!

Sandy said...

This is stunning Sandy! The colours in Mollie's coat are just brilliant and the background is beautiful....

Sandy said...

She is so beautiful!! It's hard to believe you used no black paint.

I could stare at her for hours.