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Great Expectations (Rerun)

This one's an oldie but a goodie. "Great Expectations," from May 25th, 2007 (the first year of Painting a Dog a Day), painting 6" x 6" finished to a perfect 12" square, depicting a Pomeranian dog, exquisitely framed, $349. Inquiries may come to me.
This little gem has made her rounds to a number of juried exhibitions, winning hearts and awards across the state of Michigan. She's now back in the studio and looking for a new home - will it be yours?
I spent today finishing up another painting for the Amsale Gessesse Memorial Foundation (am awaiting approval on the image before I share). I also continued work on a new exhibition piece for an art show devoted to automobiles - of course my entries revolve around dogs and their love of car rides.
Tomorrow will be spent finalizing my newest painting (working title "Backseat Drivers") and editing the studio newsletter, which should have been completed before school let out. Just not enough hours in the day!
But tonite it's an early (for summertime) turn in. Have a new book to curl up with and a fresh box of wheat thins - not the Mission to Marzipan Ben & Jerry's that I really want, but a compromise. 
Thanks as always for looking at and sharing my paintings.
See you tomorrow,


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because our world needs more beauty
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