Dance, Dog Studies, high contrast acrylic painting of two dogs by Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis

Dog Studies, Dance, black acrylic on prepared wood panel, 2013
20″ x 29 ¾” x 1 ¼”, Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis

I painted this before realizing I needed a smooth surface. My focus was on the intriguing shapes and negative space created as Doug and Mookie negotiated next steps in their dance-like relationship.

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