I have a favor to ask, I hope it's not inappropriate, I'm a bit nervous to post it.
I'm planning on getting back to painting soon. I have had in the back of my mind for a long time the idea of doing a series of women and their dogs. Not necessarily havanese, just dogs in general. I don't know if any of you would be willing to share photographs that they wouldn't mind me using as inspiration and I can't promise I would keep everything the same or that the end product would look like you or your dog...I usually change things up and sometimes I paint pretty abstractly. I am just wanting to do a body of work with a theme so eventually I could show my work. It's a ways off, but one has to start somewhere, right?
Anyway, if anyone has a good photo of themselves with a dog and wouldn't mind it being used as reference for a painting, you can PM me or post it in this thread. I don't have lots of time to paint, but it helps if I have references waiting when I DO have the time!
To give you an idea of my work I'll put a couple here. One is posted in the thread in honor of our lost pets, but I'll post it here too. The first one is the most recent and more in line (I think) with the style I am thinking of. However one never knows...sometimes a painting dictates how it wants to end up!
Thanks in advance. You are an inspiring bunch of women (guys too, though I think we have you outnumbered!)