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Custom Portrait of My Dog

Join Custom Portrait of My Dog Contest! Share your best whippet and whippet mix pictures to win a free dog portrait!

Dog looks and attitudes are so varied and whippets come in so many gorgeous colors that I wish I could have a dog of each breed and a whippet of each color I like, but the problem is that I like them all.

An easy way out of this dilemma is to paint pictures of whippets and dogs to keep at bay my mania.

Watercolor is my favorite media of expression because it’s a fun technique and, when it comes out right, it looks fresh and simple. 

Wall Art

I reckon watercolor is the zen of painting: elegant, fresh and only apparently simple.

Whoever tries this art style knows that it is a tricky technique, it can be difficult to correct and sometimes it shows a mind of its own but this is all part of its charm.

Watercolor is definitely a master at teaching you to go with the flow and seize opportunities.

All this volatility is what makes each painting more precious.

Someone said that a piece of art is just a series of fortunate accidents and I couldn’t agree more with this wise comment. 

Art Prints

On this page I collected some of my dog watercolors.

Click on the pictures to see and buy them in a zillion of different formats: wall art, phone cases, home decoration, stationery and more.

Wall Art

Custom Portrait of My Dog Contest

Do you like my painting style? Would you like a custom portrait of your dog in watercolor?

Share your whippet or whippet cross pics in the user friendly form below.

I’ll select the best photos and paint a watercolor portrait of your dog.

As soon as the portrait is ready, I’ll send you an e-mail with the picture in A4 format, ready to be downloaded and printed.

You’ll be able to print it at home or, for better results, with your favorite print-on-demand service.

Don't forget to add your e-mail and double check it. If it's  incorrect or missing, I won’t be able to send you the custom picture of your dog!

Enter your email ad the bottom of the "thank you" note  you'll receive after submitting your pictures.

Your suggestions and opinions about the pictures entered in the contest are very welcome, just write them in the comments section of your favorite photo.

Don't be shy, I love to ear your voice and your viewpoint might sway my choice of the best image.

Don't worry, your e-mail will stay private and won't be visible to visitors.

I can't wait to see your best whippet pics!

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Do you have great pictures of your whippet? Share them to win a watercolor portrait of your dog!

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