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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 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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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 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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