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Dottie Dracos, a Portland artist soon to be in residence in Central Washington, blends representational style with heightened and cheerful color in her pet portraits. Her English Springer Spaniel above looks out at us in the full glory of wavy chestnut ears and bright brown eyes, but the teal background - and counterpoint of the destroyed yellow toy - provides perfect contrast. See if you can block out some of the background and look at this pup's fur again. Just not as rich looking, is it? Which begs the question: what color shows off your pet the very best? I've a bright green throw on my couch against which the Kat Von D looks like a bright white jewel.
Dottie Dracos' Etsy shop is here!