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A noble request came via Nevada (and another from YoungHouseLove): “My husband’s beloved yellow Labrador retriever, Daisy, passed away in February. I think he would be so touched to have a portrait of her.”
A common request of Gadora’s Animal Prints is that they capture ones beloved in their best light. Meet Reno. “Sweet Reno, who is now 11 years old. This picture was taken about 3 years ago; I like it because it makes her appear dignified, which is so far from the truth it’s hilarious,” offers her Seattle-Mama Raegen.
“She’s considerably whiter around the muzzle now, but does like to affect a regal bearing now and again, when my kids aren’t climbing all over her and dressing her up in funny hats.” Now, that would be a picture!!!
Reno, a mixed-breed (Choc Lab and Doberman or Rottie-mix) hails from the county animal shelter, “This dog was my first child, and in many ways, she is the great love of my life. She only has eyes for me. I’m slowly coming to terms with the fact that she won’t always be with me.”
Her painting arrived. “It looks great,” Raegan emailed, and is very pleased. Gadora is too.
Mochie, a 6-year old Chocolate Lab, whose “legal” name is Mocha Marty, is a happy, busy girl. Also answering to “Mochie-Pokey” and “Mocha-roney and Cheese,” her portrait only captures an inkling of her essence.
Her favorite activities (besides eating) are hiking and mountain biking, which for her, both consist of running out and back exploring, smelling, and meeting other dogs on the trails. And Gadora takes it, she loves her car-rides that get her there…
Her original photo (below) posed a small problem, as in it was blurry, so Gadora pulled her head-shot from above. I removed some of the furnishings to make Miss Mochie most prominent.
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Her portrait arrived, with great acclaim. “Thank you again for the amazing watercolor portrait!!! I will look forward to seeing Mochie on Gadora!!!” Well, Chloe, here she is.