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  • Custom Dog Portrait : Emily

    February
    25
    2008

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    Custom Portrait of Emily
    8? x 10? Oil Painting
    Canvas Panel
    © 2008 Leanne Wildermuth
    All Rights Reserved
    Portfolio View

    I’ve added a detail shot of Emily’s face below, so keep on reading. For anyone interested in having your own custom portrait done, you can view my custom portrait packages here in my shop. You can quick-order by selecting a size and checking out through Paypal right here.

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    Lacy the Eskimo : Final Scan & Details

    February
    2
    2008

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    Custom Portrait of Lacy
    8? x 10? Oil Painting
    Canvas Panel
    © 2008 Leanne Wildermuth
    All Rights Reserved
    Portfolio View

    I’ve added a few zoomed-in detail shots of the completed portrait below, so keep on reading. Also, a few of you have contacted me about having your own custom portrait done, and I’ve made up some custom portrait packages in my shop to make the ordering process easier. You can have a look at the available sizes here.

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    Coons!

    June
    15
    2007

    Back in December one of my paintings, Coon, was published on the cover of the Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, or JAVMA. I wrote about it here, if you want to have a look.

    The other day, I received a photo from one of my clients who purchased a large print of that painting after she saw it on the cover. It is just too cute not to share!

    Meet Rhonda, Flicka and Kismet. Aren’t they adorable? Rhonda gave me permission to show you her lovely self with her babies (thank you, Rhonda!) – and I have to admit, I love seeing photos of my artwork hanging up in their homes around their owners. That says to me “I look at this all the time, and still love it!” I love that. It’s way better than those photos of my artwork in the dumpster with ketchup splattered on the cracked glass. Those hurt, man. (j/k, that hasn’t happened. I swear.)

    Rhonda also shared this other photo of her babies, checking for bugs. They’ve grown a bit but aren’t they the cutest little guys? They look pretty darn thorough. She could charge for their services, really. I would hire them in a heartbeat.

    I get so mushy gushy when I get the privilege of sharing the love that my clients feel over their animals and pets. It’s a whole different level of love and compassion, I think. One that makes most people say “Huh? What do you care? It’s just a squirrel.” (I’m just sayin’, for example, you know.) It’s a special bond between human and animals that only other animal lovers can really understand. It’s such a cool thing.

    < -- This is where you pretend I've gone into a long emotional discourse about the relationship between people and critters, nod and think "yeah, I know exactly what you mean." -->

    Dell Dude Gets a Little Squirrely

    June
    6
    2007

    Some of you may have ordered your very own Climby Squirrel t-shirt, many of you have not. Ahem.

    Back in March, I had a dilemma (or should I say Dellimma?). I had a few hundred squirrely photos, and not enough room on my hard drive for them all. I decided to back up my photos to CD, but didn’t have a DVD write drive. Enter Dell Dude, who suggested I make apparel with my squirrels. He also really really wanted a free shirt. So because I’m really super awesome (I am too), I procrastinated forever (because honestly, I paid for that DVD write drive, is it too much to hope to get a little lovin’ with the greenbacks in return?). A girl can only pretend to be aloof and forget all about it for so long, you know.

    I finally got the shirt sent off. One for him, and one for me. Mine arrived last weekend, so I knew it wouldn’t be long before Dell Dude opened up a strange little package from CafePress and found a squirrel ready to leap off of 100% cotton in hopes of a peanut, or maybe even a free DVD write drive.

    I love my Climby Squirrel shirt, by the way. It is so wicked that my kids were pouty that they didn’t get one. My photograph/design is printed direct, which means there’s no wierd transfer paper outline – it looks unbelievably cool. In fact, I wore it to the grocery store and people were looking at me funny. Okay so that in itself isn’t entirely unusual, but I am going to attribute that particular days worth of strange glances to the shirt. It works for me.

    In an effort to get all of you slackers fabulous people into one of these cool shirts for the summer, I’m going to give you a little incentive. Click the little button below and send over $25 for the cost of the shirt and the shipping. I’ll do the ordering and have it shipped to me, then I’ll personally sign it with my big fancy relatively famous “L” autograph and forward it on to you for your wearing pleasure.










    I’ll just need you to tell me which one and what size. Sound fun? I thought so.

    :end shameless begging for cash:

    Oh and hey? If you want one of my other photos on a shirt instead? Just pick one.

    I’ll hook you up.

    Special thanks to Dell Dude for sharing himself with the internet. He’s way better than that guy they have doing the PC dude on the Mac commercials, isn’t he? I think so. (BTW, that’s my favoritest commercial ever, in the whole wide world.)

    I’ll share myself getting squirrely just as soon as I get my shirt through the wash again.

    Oh and one more thing. I broke down and bought a Maxtor 300Gig external Hard Drive. (Sorry Dell Dude, I had like 1000 new squirrel photos and not nearly enough DVD’s or cases to put ’em in.)

    Want a custom oil painting for $100?

    March
    9
    2007

    custom monochromatic oil painting original art leanne wildermuthI have alot of monochromatic paintings in my portfolio – but only one of them is an animal. After I finished that last series of monochromatic rainbow kids, I decided I wanted to offer up some custom 10″ x 10″ gallery wrapped monochromatics for $100 each.

    My kids each want one of their own in their favorite colors to hang in their bedroom. I think it’s a cool idea, because it’s something they can hang onto when they get their own place. (I’m such a forward thinker, huh? lol)

    I’d love to add a few pet monochromatics to that section of my portfolio, so I’ll leave this pricing open to either people or animal/pet portraits. It’s a pretty simple process, really – you pick the color, send me a photo (single subject), and I paint a cool custom portrait in oils and send it to you ready to hang on a gallery wrapped canvas.

    I’ll keep this offer open until the end of March, so if you’d like to order a custom monochromatic by then just contact me and let me know. (or just go ahead & place your order.)

    Caption This T-Shirt, And Buy One, too.

    March
    8
    2007

    I got to work on the climby squirrel yesterday, Robin and Lesley knew exactly what I had in mind for this climby squirrel. He’s SO COOL. I finished up this wicked neat graphic design using his photo and I think you have to have one of these t-shirts. Go here to see my broad selection of Climby Squirrel Shirts in my new CafePress store.

    Of course I need a caption, or two or three, so this is where you come in. Got any good ones? (I know you do. Spill it.)

    Exhibit Update

    March
    3
    2007

    I’ve finally got all of my painting scans pieced together and uploaded to my portfolio, so I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of what is on display with more quality images than the initial window display photo in my “Now on Exhibit” post.

    I posted the Great Blue Heron scan here in my blog because the image in my portfolio is really pretty small.

    Here are all the thumbs (linked to their painting details in my portfolio):


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    Great Blue Heron


    custom monochromatic red oil painting girl child people portrait original realistic fine art  custom monochromatic orange oil painting girl boy child people portrait original realistic fine art  custom monochromatic yellow oil painting girl child people portrait original realistic fine art

    custom monochromatic green oil painting girl child people portrait original realistic fine art  custom monochromatic blue oil painting girl child people portrait original realistic fine art  custom monochromatic violet purple oil painting girl child people portrait original realistic fine art
    Monochromatic Rainbow Silly Kids


    still life oil painting blackberry fruit food eye ate it series  still life oil painting brown m&m candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting goldfish cracker food eye ate it series  still life oil painting clear gummy bear candy food eye ate it series

    still life oil painting yellow dot candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting tootsie roll candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting rolo rolos candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting walnut food eye ate it series

    still life oil painting green jujyfruit candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting choclate teddy graham candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting yellow sour patch kid candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting mini chips ahoy candy food eye ate it series

    still life oil painting blue kissable candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting yellow starburst lemon candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting purple skittle skittles candy food eye ate it series  still life oil painting green swedish fish candy food eye ate it series
    “Eye Ate It” Series
    View these paintings in my portfolio
    Buy “Eye Ate It” paintings in my shop


    calico cat portrait oil painting realism original realistic fine art
    Kiki the Calico Cat


    All paintings © 2007 Leanne Wildermuth, All rights reserved.

    All of these oroginal oil paintings are available for purchase, feel free to contact me if you’re interested in purchasing any of them.

    Final Scan: Great Blue Heron

    March
    3
    2007

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    Great Blue Heron
    18? x 36? Oil Painting
    1-1/2″ Profile Gallery Wrapped Canvas
    © 2007 Leanne Wildermuth
    All Rights Reserved

    (view portfolio for availability)

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    Yellow Rose Original Oil Painting

    November
    11
    2006

    yellow rose oil painting

    This yellow rose painting is sitting on my desk, and it’s for sale. I completed this painting last fall from a yellow rose in my own garden. It’s 5×7 on a canvas panel (so it’ll need a frame or a plate holder), and it’s really just a cheerful little oil painting.

    Buy this painting!

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