• Claudette MacLean

Tribute to Diesel

Updated: Aug 30, 2020


Tribute to Diesel – 12"X12" acrylics on canvas.

I guess I do dog portraits now! I did one for my brother-in-law and he loved it. Then Diesel passed and I just had to paint his portrait for my sister and her family. Diesel was my dog-nephew. A weineramer and coon hound cross, he was a good dog, who was gentle, and who thought he was a lap dog! It felt great to paint larger after painting so many miniatures!!

I started painting one 4"X4" miniature daily on May 1st 2015. After a near fatal drowning experience in 2013, I realized just how precious life is and I wondered why I was waiting to do what I loved most. I just wasn't finding the time.

It took a while to commit to it, but a year later, I decided I just had to make the time and I enrolled in some fine art acrylic painting classes. Under my teacher, Sharon Moore-Foster, I gained confidence and found my soul's voice through my paintings.

Now I am fully committed to expressing myself through my fine art by creating one miniature painting to mark each passing day – to leave my mark in this world.

These little miniature gems are for sale through this website where I started an online store.

Just click to the link "Store" in the menu above to view my works and/or purchase.

I also do larger works and portrait commissions. Just email me or follow my page on Facebook and message me.

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