Chocolate Lab on a White Couch – HA!

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”
– Anna Quindlen

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2012

Chocolate Lab on a White Couch – HA! – 5″ x 7″ Watercolor & Ink

Surely you knew that probably wouldn’t happen.  In the photo from Surob at WetCanvas, he was on a brown couch draped with a white sheet.   Not for me, you see.  I really struggled with “to ink or not to ink” since I was painting on that cheap watercolor paper.  I finally settled on a little ink…  for now.  🙂

About Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen was only the third woman to become an Op-Ed writer for the New York Times. She was born in 1952 near Philadelphia. As a columnist, she blended the personal with the political, drawing parallels between the two. She left the Times to write fiction. Her novel, One True Thing, became a film starring Meryl Streep. She is the first writer with books on the fiction, nonfiction, and self-help New York Times bestseller lists. She lives with her husband and children in New York.


5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lesliepaints
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 08:50:34

    What a cute dog done up all colorful, Beth. The expression on his face makes me want to hug him.


  2. napabelle
    Aug 24, 2012 @ 09:31:17

    I love your colors!!


  3. Carol King
    Aug 23, 2012 @ 10:13:44

    Love the doggie and the sofa and the decor. Great, fun painting.


  4. Cindy D
    Aug 22, 2012 @ 16:11:04

    Puppy! What a sweet face! Love that giant paw coming out of the frame too.


  5. just4crafters
    Aug 22, 2012 @ 07:03:39

    Great painting Beth! Love the background and borders. He’s looks very content. Have a wonderful day! ~Sophia


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