black and white acrylic paintings featuring the legs of recumbent dogs


Yin Yang, 2015, Dog Studies, Limb Series, acrylic on canvas , 30" x 24", Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis
The composition assures that "Yin Yang" can be hung and viewed from any side. The contrasting dog companions will rest curling towards each other with snouts almost touching regardless of which way is up. See below.
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MODELS In their later life Dino and Mookie would often rest close together while facing each other. I could not resist painting all the protruding legs and ears and noses.

The painting process was a meditation on the differences and similarities between the two characters.


Limb Series