Dog/Alpaca, dog studies, high contrast black acrylic pai;ting of dog and its shadow by Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis

Dog Studies, Dog/Alpaca, black acrylic on prepared canvas, 2013
24″ x 36″ x 1 ¼”, Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis (Private Collection, Columbia, SC)

Dino was the lone survivor of our original pack of canine misfits.  But his shadow often looked like it belonged to another animal, having lost his tail in an unfortunate accident. This one I thought looked like an Alpaca. I find the distorted shapes of shadows endlessly fascinating.

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