CHIHUAHUAS

black and white acrylic paintings of tiny dogs

Chihuahua Love, 2015, Dog Studies, Chihuahua Series, acrylic on canvas, 8" x 14", Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis
This painting began on a grey canvas which shows through in the lighter dog. I was enamored by the repetition of curves on the dog bodies.
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THESE lively Chihuahuas are cared for by my brother-in-law and his family. Their shenanigans inspired this group of paintings. The two youngest are black and white which makes for great contrast in a painting of wrestling dogs.