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German Shepard,dog series

I did this pastel on sanded paper for my friend Joe,just need to finish framing it.the blues in background look less electric on actual painting,hard to photgraph some of these colors.


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Joe DePalo 11 Oct 2014

This is Sergent my best buddy I Lost a couple of years ago. This portrait inspires me to remember my buddy and how I loved him and miss him and he is preserved forever beautifully by Ruth

Artist Reply: yes I miss him too very much,thank you for comment.

John Cappello 15 Oct 2012

So Well presented! The Texture Makes the picture ethereal Very Beautiful German Shep.

Olga Pankova 21 Oct 2011

Love this DOG!!!! Look very real:)

Caballero Salguero 03 Sep 2011

Fantastic face of dog,lovely eyes, colossal work with belle colorful and neatness of forms.well done. Beautiful, Pepe!

Olga Naletova 01 Sep 2011

If dogs could speak, I'm sure that this one would say a lot! His eyes are so expressive.

Nira Dabush 25 Aug 2011


Julie Mayser 16 Aug 2011

A wonderful German Shepherd painting! Do you photograph the paintings in natural light ( open shadow) or do you use a flash?

Basant Soni 16 Aug 2011

Remarkable .&.Gracious presentation..

jimmy guan 16 Aug 2011

Great work Ruth! Love the background and fur! :)

david snider 16 Aug 2011

the fur is absolutely brilliant..and those soulful eyes..beautifully done Ruth..

LouAnn Knight 15 Aug 2011

Beautifully done. Bet Joe is thrilled with this. Sure is a beauty!!!!

Patty Day 15 Aug 2011

Incredible work Ruth, you should be proud. Love it!!

lillianhibiscus 15 Aug 2011

Terrific! Certainly is a handsome dog.

Sigridur Bachmann 15 Aug 2011

Dynamic beauty ! Magnificent portrait ! SUPERB !

M Smith 15 Aug 2011

Very nice!

Frank Maguire 15 Aug 2011

Nothing like the one that bit me so......I like it! Great Job Ruth.

Jackee Swinson 15 Aug 2011

I agree with Ruth OUTSTANDING

Sharon Gonzalez 15 Aug 2011


Seth Weaver 15 Aug 2011

Wonderful dog portrait, Ruth.

Donald Schrier 15 Aug 2011

Very good Ruth. To me the best thing about your dog paintings are the eyes and you seemed to have captured the art of this which gives life to your paintings.

Nelly van Nieuwenhuijzen 15 Aug 2011

fantastic portrait!!!!!

Brenda Loveless 15 Aug 2011

surely Joe will love it; fine work again, Ruth!

terry waites 15 Aug 2011

nice one Ruth wonderful portrait

Kate Gallagher 15 Aug 2011

Fabulous painting -- what a beautiful dog!!

Karen Helsing 15 Aug 2011


Elaine Cruickshank 15 Aug 2011

This is fantastic - what an adorable dog. He looks so full of life. This would have been my POD if Miles hadn't beaten me to it!

Joanie Holliday 15 Aug 2011

Ahh, Ruth, You know you capture my heart with the German Shepherd !!!! So very nice. Joanie Holliday

Miles Baker 15 Aug 2011

Fab work-my pod

surekha rao 15 Aug 2011

So beautiful, Ruth! Almost feel the softness of the fur... beautifully done!

Cynthia Stayte 15 Aug 2011

Wow!! This is awesome Ruth, I enjoy your pet paintings very much, did it take long to do?