pet portraits featuring faces or extensions


Mookie (Dog Tongues), 2018, acrylic on canvas, 6" x 6", Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis
Mookie, a retriever type mutt, after a satisfying hot summer run.
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Read about Doug in this Meet the Model post. Back to main page for Portfolios. For another collaged composition see Absorbed in Rounds & Reflections. See a drawing of Candy appear in time lapse in this post.

See the first Limb Series here.

intimate view of two dogs laying facing each other. focusing on the contrasting light and dark limbs and snouts. a high contrast black and white acrylic painting by Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis.
Limbs, more information in the link.


IN 2018 I began working on a smaller scale and focused more on faces. The first five portraits featured tongues as seen below.

Five dog tongue paintings won the People’s Choice Award in the small art 2018 exhibition at Arts Illiana in Terre Haute, Indiana.

5 Petrulis dog tongue portraits on display in small art 2018 show in the Arts Illiana Gallery in Terre Haute, IN.
“Dog Tongues” installed in small art 2018 at Arts Illiana, Terre Haute, IN


First Limb Series