Original Wool Paintings
"Theo. Mountain Dog" Original Portrait
8x8 inch on grey wool. Felted in Golden Retriever fur.
This original felted portrait was needle felted with the beautiful, soft undercoat of Golden Retrievers. Needle felting is an art form centered around a barbed needle that is similar in size to a sewing needle. Traditionally, loose wool is poked until it acquires a shape or form. "Theo. Mountain Dog" was created with dog fur (eyes, nose, and mouth with wool). The shading in his ears and face from the variations in coat color.
Artwork will be shipped flat/stretched. Framing may be requested at no additional markup and shipping will be calculated prior to arrival. Depending on choice of framing and matting, previous works of this size generally run in the range of $125-180.
"Larger Than Life" FRAMED Original Portrait
10x10 inch portrait. 90% Golden Retriever fur/10% wool.
"Larger Than Life" was based on a photograph taken the day Lexi went to her forever home. Her excitement and zest for life was contagious. This was a portrait Stephanie painted because she simplycouldn't resist capturing the moment.
Wool painted (needle felted) with 80% Golden Retriever fur from Lexi's dam (mother) and 20% wool fiber. Approximately 10x10 inches on grey wool fabric.
Double framed and under museum glass. Finished size is approximately 18x18 inches.
This portrait is currently on display in Decorah, IA and may be picked up in 1-2 business days or shipped via FedEx. Artwork will be packaged, insured, and posted within 2-3 business days.