Oscar´s Portrait

This is going to be a pretty quick post because I´m not happy with the outcome of my Oscar Portrait, but I have to post about it anyway, because this blog  is essentially my journal, and also I´m tired of thinking about this horrible Covid-19 pandemic! I started it before the Jack portrait but I put it aside to make Jack Here which I thought would be much harder, but it actually wasn’t.

I really battled with Oscar, I chose a horrible photo, which really doesn’t do him any justice at all, and it all just went downhill from there. So now Oscar´s face kind of looks like a koala and the fur is so….boring.

Oscar has 2 coats, one for summer and one for winter, here he´s wearing his summer coat.

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And here he´s wearing his winter coat 😊

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Well, the most important lesson I took from making this portrait was   – Make sure you love the photo that you will be working from and that it truly inspires you. I am currently choosing a photo for my next subject, and this time I’m really thinking about it and taking my time.

Even though I´m not overly pleased with the result I still hang them up on our home office wall, nobody really goes there, except me 🙂

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4 thoughts on “Oscar´s Portrait

  1. tierneycreates says:

    I’d like to veto your opinion on the portrait! I think it looks awesome! Great work! I have done pet portrait wallhangings and they are difficult and never look exactly like the pet. You captures the spirit of the pet which is the best I try to do.
    And the real Oscar is super cute!!!

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  2. Amanda Antunes says:

    I agree Oscar’s winter coat does him more justice. I would have gone for the latter photo. All things considered, you’ve done an awesome job. Oscar looks more like a puppy in your quilted art. Don’t be so hard on yourself! You’ve done what most people can’t including myself. 🥰🥰

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