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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Pet Pride: portrait of a pampered pet


Portrait of Lindy by well-known Canadian plein air artist Aleta Karstad. Lindy's mom commissioned the portrait as a gift for Lindy's dad.

Posted for
Pet Pride
hosted by Lindy's friend Bozo and his family
at their Pets Forever blog in Mumbai, India.
Lindy says, "Hi there, Bozo. Isn't this a wonderful surprise?
I didn't even know my mom's friend Aleta was painting a picture of me.
I didn't have to sit still to pose for it or anything.
She painted it from a photograph, and it looks just like me."

11 comments:

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Such a beautiful girl, and the painting is Lindy to a T. Bet Dick loved it.

Joyful said...

It's a beautiful portrait, Kay. I hope you are feeling much better. Hugs.xx

Kerry O'Connor said...

What a beautiful study in gold!

i beati said...

great likeness

Jenn Jilks said...

How wonderful! What a grand idea!

Kay said...

Oh my gosh, Kay! This is just the MOST beautiful portrait of a loyal friend I've ever seen! Too, too adorable. I can see why this artist is so well known.

Cezar and Léia said...

Wow, pretty well done!
God bless you!
Cezar

Sylvia K said...

What a beautiful portrait of Lindy, Kay!! I know Richard will love it! I know I would!! Terrific gift!

Karen and Gerard said...

What a nice portrait! All pets should be pampered.

Gattina said...

Wow ! what a beautiful portrait !
I made portraits of my cats also in pastel. What a wonderful gift for Dick !

Penelope Puddlisms said...

Oh, this is SO Lindy … from what I’ve seen of her in pictures. Very nicely done to the artist and also what a great gift!