Daisy, 8x8

"Daisy", 8x8", Pastel on sanded paper

On a weekly basis, my daughter takes flute lessons from a very talented flutist, Phyllis Louke. Phyllis has been very instrumental (no puns here) in my daughter's progress as a musician; guiding her, challenging her, believing in her,and supporting her along her journey. And every week, while I wait for her lesson, in Phyllis's living room sits a sweet, long haired dachshund who has a very demure personality. This is Daisy. And this painting is my gift for Phyllis and for all my gratitude for her work with my daughter. Thank you Phyllis!

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

beautifully captured: character, thoughts, and lifestyle. love it!

6/7/10, 12:46 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth Seaver said...

Imagine my surprise when daisy turned out to be a pup! This is charming. What a lovely gift for your daughter's teacher!

6/7/10, 3:00 AM  
Blogger Nancy Goldman said...

What a wonderful gift. I love all of the bright colors you have used. This is a happy portrait.

6/7/10, 7:13 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

This is so AMAZING, Brenda! What a great portrait. :-)

6/7/10, 5:13 PM  
Blogger Brenda Boylan said...

Thanks all of you for your warm comments on Daisy!
I'm really happy with it too which makes for a great day!

Phyllis, she is getting framed and will bring her, hopefully, to the next lesson. I'm glad you like her!

6/7/10, 9:20 PM  

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