Thursday, November 8, 2012

Some Pig

oil on board
5"x7"
sold

In Charlotte's Web, "SOME PIG" are the words that Charlotte weaves into her web, trying to persuade the farmer to not slaughter Wilbur.

This painting took a bit more time than I'd planned. I made everything too dark and then had to lighten it all up. Plus I kept getting sidetracked by the pig's wonderful whiskers- if I painted them too obviously, this sweet pig started to look not unlike a rat. Sort of like moles on a person's face- if you paint them, they will dominate!

Thanks again to Steve Evans for the use of his photo, "Iowa Pig". Yes, he takes photos of animals too!

Almost forgot- Nerdwallet featured my Obama portrait in their Best of Indie Spotlight: Election 2012 Obama and Romney

7 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, this is so fun! I love it!

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  2. This is awesome , really made me smile, fabulous !

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  3. Hey Taryn, I usually hate animal paintings but this one is AWESOME! Love your work.

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  4. Hey Taryn, I usually hate animal paintings but this one is AWESOME! Love your work.

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  5. This painting makes me smile. Love it!

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