I had only ever done one other pet portrait trade. (Here is my portrait of Daisy from ArtPaw, and here is the portrait I did for ArtPaw of Pixel). At the time that Christine approached me about the trade, I'd just made the decision to hang up pet portraits. But I decided to do it. Why? This would be my last portrait. I thought, who better to receive it than another pet portrait artist? I would complete my tenure of this 5-year pet portrait adventure (as I knew it) on a high-note. Plus, I really liked Christine and her work (and her blog). So, I was happy to oblige, and I completed Christine's portrait of Rosie in January 2010.
Well, today, my day has finally come. I received my portrait of Daisy and Ruby. Oh boy!
Biodegradable packing peanuts :)
A nice personal note and a biz card accompanied my portrait...
Here is my beautiful Christine Throckmorton original oil painting of Daisy and Ruby. Can you say "WOW"? Here I'll say it for both of us. WOW.
Daisy (left and far right) smiles while posing with her portrait. (Ruby was too excited to sit still.)
Thank you, Christine. The portrait is unique and beautiful! It is already displayed in a prominent place in my home! I love it!