Girl's Best Friend - FINALIST, February 2020

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This is Natalie and her best friend Scout. Scout is Natalie's shadow, where she is, he is. They had been playing hard, but managed to pose for just a second. You can feel the love between the two, Natalie showing extreme joy while Scout shows his solemn loyalty to the one he loves dearly.   

Specific details

Name of Artist: Bruce Strickland
Width (inches): 16
Height (inches): 20
Media: Oil
Country: United States
Style or Genre of Painting: Representational: Figurative / Other
Award: FINALIST - Free promoted entry
Judge's Comment: “Delightful portrait comes to life! Careful rendering with good draftsmanship, balanced composition, engaging pose and attention to detail combine for a strong sense of visual unity, leading the viewer to participate in the same expression of momentary joy.”
Judge and Category: PaintingContest.Org Panel of Art Professionals, Novice / For the Love of Painting