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How to Paint a Jack Russell Terrier in Watercolor

  Congratulations to Jennifer M. and her aptly named Jack Russell Terrier, Russell. They are April's recipient of a free custom pet portrait. If you haven't yet registered to win a free pet portrait you can sign up for Ron's Newsletter and be automatically entered at RonPaintPets.com. View the video being painted on YouTube Materials used in Russell's portrait are: Fabriano 140lb cold pressed paper Ultramarine Blue Cerulean Blue Indian Yellow Permanent Rose Permanent Magenta Winsor Violet Burnt Sienna Burnt Umber Jennifer wanted a brightly colored background, so I chose Violet and Magenta and a little pink to compliment the yellow in Russell's coloring. I started off by toning the white in Russel's fur with a gray mix of Indian Yellow,...

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January's Free Custom Pet Portrait Winner

Congratulations to Collen L. and her dog Felicity from Herkimer, N.Y. Colleen's name was randomly drawn from the list of current subscribers to my Newsletter. To be eligible to win a free custom pet portrait by Ron Krajewski, just be a current subscriber. You can subscribe to my newsletter at www.RonPaintsPets.com. A new winner is chosen each month.

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Metro on the Big Screen

Metro’s movie, “My Paintbrush Bites” has been traveling the country, playing at film festivals and winning awards for the past year. But Wendy and I have yet to see it on the big screen. Sure I have watched it a hundred times on my computer, but it’s not the same as seeing it on the big screen in front of a live audience.Don’t get me wrong, we have had plenty of opportunities. I am married to a flight attendant and can fly for free, we just weren’t ready.Did I mention that I have seen it a hundred times on my computer? I have also cried a hundred times watching it and wasn’t sure if I wanted to take my sobbing...

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August's Pet Portrait Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Stephanie M. and her spaniel Freckles. Stephanie's name was randomly chosen from our list of newsletter subscribers to receive a free custom pet portrait. We giveaway a free custom pet portrait every month, and as long as you are a current subscriber to the newsletter, you are always eligible. Not yet a subscriber? You can subscribe to the newsletter and automatically be entered for the monthly giveaway at www.ronpaintspets.com. There is one color that I don't have in my watercolor box, and that is black. Not that there is no place in the art world for the color black. Rembrandt was a master with it. It's just not part of my style. That is because so many colors...

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