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Posted by Robin Wellner on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Painting Dogs 
Thinking about moving my blog to another spot rather than on my website -- I'll keep you posted!
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Been Gone way too long!

Posted by Robin Wellner on Monday, May 14, 2012, In : Painting Dogs 
Well been off painting and that's a good thing!  I've been asked to contribute some paintings to an exhibit at the Cabarus County Galleries for an exhibit called "Animal House".  I'm excited about it!  Hopefully some new clients will come from the exposure!
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Why I do this work...

Posted by Robin Wellner on Monday, April 2, 2012, In : Painting Dogs 
As soon as she saw it the tears started up and it took several seconds
before she could utter..."I love it".. 

That was the response from a recent portrait of an old girl named "Maggie".  Obviously, it is so fulfilling to do what I do and to get that kind of response.  

I love this stuff!!!!

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Another Lesson

Posted by Robin Wellner on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, In : Painting Dogs 
Had another lesson on photos and painting recently.  Got a commission for a painting and was caught up in other life stuff (my sixtieth birthday, my daughter in from out of town, etc.)  but knew I had a deadline for a painting due soon.  When I finally had time to start it I realized what a horrible photo I was working from -- nice pose - but flashed out eyes, blurry, etc.  Scared me!  Ultimately it all worked out -- the client loved it-- but it was a lesson to really take the time and make s...
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