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chihuahua

Gwenn Seemel
Watchdog
2015
acrylic on unmounted canvas
9 x 9 inches

The first time I painted a Chihuahua was in 2006 and that was a portrait of a very special dog, Pepsi. She belonged to a friend of my grandmother’s, but spent the last years of both their lives shuttling between Mamy’s place and her owner’s, bringing cheer and affection to both of them.

For more about the making of this piece, watch this vlog.