Into the Water
September 16, 2007 at 4:34 PM
A portrait of my dog, Ben.
From Kelsey Z.WOW! *applauds*
Posted on September 16, 2007 at 4:59 PM
From Yixi ZhangAw -- what a fine dog!
Posted on September 16, 2007 at 5:27 PM
You’ve captured the quality of intuitiveness, focus, understanding, trustwhorthy, loyalty, calmness, strength, gentleness and kindness that we dog-lovers all look for in a working dog. Bravo!
From Ruth KueflerThat's just amazing Emily . . . yet another masterpiece to grace the pages of v.com. :)
Posted on September 16, 2007 at 5:55 PM
From Laurie NilesLovely! What is the medium, is it colored pencils?
Posted on September 16, 2007 at 7:56 PM
From Ben ClaptonWow, I look good as a dog!
Posted on September 16, 2007 at 10:30 PM
From Albert JusticeEmily that is wonderful. I at first thought it was the beautiful job you did with contrast, then realized in not only successfully but wonderfully capturing the dog's personality you have officially 'said' something with your art.
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 12:08 AM
From P.H BrackenburyVery nice and it looks like colored pencil (with maybe a watercolor wash?)
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 12:25 AM
From Emily GrossmanThis is color pencil on a blue-grey paper. The wet fur just about drove me crazy, but I think my time in the practice room helped me there, with the repetitiveness and the much-needed enduring focus.
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 6:17 AM
I sure like my dog. With all the training we put into him, we've developed a very high level of communication, which gives him almost human-like qualities. On this day, Ben was sitting obediently on the shore while George fished, but he really wanted to be out fetching fish instead.
Thanks for the compliments, everyone.
PS Ben Clapton, is your name short for Obi wan too?
From Karin LinWow, that is incredible, Emily!! You are so talented!
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 6:30 PM
From Linda LHoly crap that's good. Draw my deer next! ;)
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 7:21 PM
From Nate RobinsonWow great drawing. Thanks for sharing.
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 8:18 PM
From Yixi Zhang"Holy crap that's good. Draw my deer next! ;)" LOL! Draw my violin music next!:D
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 11:19 PM
From Yixi ZhangI mean the sound of my violin.
Posted on September 17, 2007 at 11:22 PM
From Ben Claptonactually emily, on facebook, I've got the Sedi vs. sith application, and my name on that is Ben Kenobi
Posted on September 18, 2007 at 12:57 AM
From Donna CleggYou are one talented woman. Love your art work as much as your writing.
Posted on September 19, 2007 at 12:18 AM
My mother was an artist too. Good luck with your show.
From Tom HolzmanGreat new photo of you.
Posted on September 19, 2007 at 8:53 PM
From Emily GrossmanThank you!
Posted on September 20, 2007 at 12:25 AM
Thanks, everyone. You all are great!
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