1,000 Dog Portraits: From the People Who Love Them

1,000 Dog Portraits: From the People Who Love Them

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By (author) Robynne Raye

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  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
  • Format: Hardback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 229mm x 229mm x 25mm | 1,066g
  • Publication date: 17 April 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Gloucester, MA
  • ISBN 10: 1592539017
  • ISBN 13: 9781592539017
  • Sales rank: 142,774

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"Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks." - Roger A. Caras, "Animal Welfare Activist""1000 Dog Portraits" is a compilation of quirky, fun, fanatical illustrations, paintings, collages and drawings from designers and artists around the globe. From hounds to herding dogs, and mutts to terriers, there is a diverse range of artistic renditions from naive and abstract to traditional portraiture.Artist and designer Robynne Raye curates this collection that is a study guide on style for the budding artist as well as a book of inspiration to the practicing professional. There's even a chapter called, "How Many Ways Can You Draw A Beagle?" showing the myriad of ways an artist can depict a single breed of dog. So rev up your illustration muscle and be inspired by this loving tribute to man's best friend.

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Robynne Raye is cofounder of Modern Dog Design Co., in Seattle, WA. For more than two decades, Raye has lectured and taught workshops in both the United States and abroad. Her design work has been exhibited internationally and is in the archives of major libraries and in museum collections worldwide.

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"What's better than a beautifully illustrated dog portrait? A curated collection of one thousand dog portraits, that's what! "1,000 Dog Portraits: From the People Who Love Them "is a compilation of illustrations, drawings, paintings, and collages by dog-obsessed artists around the globe." "- DogMilk.com"