Pastel on paper
Subject: Dog, golden retriever, Benny
Medium: Pastels on paper
Size: A3 (29,7×42 cm; 16×12 inches)
Year Painted: 2010
Benny was beloved pet of my dear friend. She had lost him ih his 3rd year due to cancer. She was devastated. I wanted to give her something to remember him of, something she could look at every day. He was a good working dog too.
I managed to get his photos, one of which was good enough to make a portrait from.
These are her words:
See how the reference photos and close up details looked like.