Big Dog by the RiverJessica JH Roller
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Finished white edges
Ready to hang
Signed on front
12 " h x 9 " w x 1.5 " d |5 lbs. 0 oz.
"This large dog, inspired by a certain Great Dane, is resting after a walk by the river," says Jessica. His warm brown coat is accented in gold paint and the flowing blue river nearby.
A few months after Jessica JH Roller and her husband were married, they adopted two young Siamese cats from a shelter -- Tony and Larry. Jessica quickly fell deeply in love with the kittens and says the cats changed her. "They opened my eyes - I started to notice birds, trees, water, color, everything. It was as if the artist inside had been unleashed.” Jessica uses bold colors and primitive linework to create whimsical, expressive portraits. She intends to capture real or imagined moments that are both common and extraordinary.
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"Custody Battle" literally commands the room. She, they, are so intense and though provoking. I had looked at her in the gallery for what seems like forever and finally one day bought her because I knew I would be terribly disappointed if someone else snapped her up before I got off my duff. I am astounded at just how striking it is in person and that background color matches one of the predominant colors in my wood rug. Wow. Good job lady!- S Day