Painting Animals with a knife is much the same as painting the face of a beautiful woman. Capturing the spirit is everything, and that spirit is found in the eyes. The little silver schnauzer to the right was my own little silver schnauzer. He is gone, but his memory will always remain. His eyes reflected his love. They said "I am listening to you.""
I will, on occasion, paint a portait of a very special family member. Email to me a photo, and I will consider painting a portrait of your special member of the family.