Poppy – remake

Karolina animals, canine, dogs

“A dog is the only thing on Earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” (Josh Billings) This is a new digital remake in Photoshop – as sadly, Poppy is no longer around, I wanted to improve on my old works and bring her more alive in the art form. What a beautiful girl! Original oil painting vs new …

Poppy

Karolina animals, dogs

“What counts is not neccesarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” (DEAVITA) Oil over acrylics on a stretched canvas 8 x 12 inch (25.5 x 30.5 cm) This portrait made a lovely little gift for somebody’s Mothering Sunday. “Poppy” is a shih-tzu crossed with King Charles, and she …

Buddy

Karolina animals, dogs, nature, portraits

“A Jack Russel terrier? My god. He’ll burn you up. They never stop. A German Shepard, you can only go so many miles.” (George Foreman) Oil over acrylics on stretched canvas 18 x 18 inch (46 x 46 cm) (SOLD) So much character in this lovely little loving boy! Buddy lives here in Devon, UK, and is close friends with …

Joy (Portrait of Neo)

Karolina animals, dogs

“Dalmatians are just fun… That’s it… Best companion for Bachelors!!! Never get bored with a Dalmatian around.” (Abhi Banner) Oil on canvas board, 14 x 18 inch (36 x 46 cm) (GIFT) This beautiful boy called Neo brought a lot of joy to the life of an artist I have been admiring for many, many years. When I heard the …

Alfie the Cockapoo

Karolina animals, dogs

Their love is unconditional they are you bestest chum they make their feelings obvious each time they wag their bum. (novelty poem, author unknown) Oil on stretched canvas, 11.7 x 16.5 inch (30 x 42 cm) (SOLD) What an honour to have met this adorable, super soft and instantly lovable cockapoo! Alfie was brought to my little studio for a …

Charlie

Karolina animals, dogs

“Perhaps the greatest gift an animal has to offer is a permanent reminder of who we really are.” (Nick Trout) Oil on board, 10 x 11.7 inch (25.5 x 30 cm) (SOLD) Charlie is one very loved Springer spaniel lady living here in UK. Her eyes say “look at me, am adorable”. Painting was received with great joy, “it looks …

Rolo

Karolina animals, dogs

Rolo “Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.” (Pythagoras) oil on canvas, 8.3 x 11.7” (21 x 30 cm) (SOLD) Small portrait of a very cute terrier/shiatsu, full of character. I loved working on many tones of his freshly groomed fur, extending some of it with the brushstrokes. This commission made a lovely little personal birthday gift. …

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Father and son

Karolina animals, dogs

Father and son “Joy can be extracted from the most basic things in life; simple pleasures and breathtaking views.” (Randi G. Fine) oil on canvas, 18 x 24” (46 x 61 cm) (SOLD) Portrait of two happy spaniel dogs, son on the left, and the father on the right, both happily living together in North Devon, UK. It was a …

Taffy – French Bulldog portrait

Karolina animals, dogs

Taffy – French Bulldog “I am larger and better than I thought, I did not think I could hold so much goodness.” (Walt Whitman) Oil on stretched canvas, 16 x 16’’ (42 x 42 cm) SOLD Portrait of a cute French Bulldog lady living in Slovakia, called Taffy. Canvas was mailed to the client and received with much joy and …

Poppy

Karolina animals, dogs

“A dog is the only thing on Earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” (Josh Billings) Oil on canvas board, 18 x 24’’ (46 x 61 cm) SOLD Gorgeous King Charles Cavalier Spaniel dog, photographed and painted by me in Spring 2018. Here,  the traditional backlit background was used.