© Norma Wilson, oil on canvas 10" by 10"
This piece sold to a collector up in Onancock at The Red Queen Gallery. If you are ever visiting Onancock which is a beautiful town on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, stop in and at the gallery and tell Maryann, the gallery owner, that I sent you! I thought I would show a few of the stages of development .
I add the green for the background and have fun using some in the fur to give everything a cohesive feeling and because green is more fun than beige.
Continuing to play with lights and darks and creating the look of texture. At some point the animal starts to come to life for me and I begin to channel Dr. Doolittle and start talking to the animals! I think that is a perfect thing to close with so I will leave you with......