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A Right Cow!

by Dallas Nyberg
(Cowra, NSW, Australia)

Got Milk?

Got Milk?

I have been painting, using acrylics on canvas, since 2008.
I use both an airbrush and traditional brushes to render the artwork.

Fortunately, I have been lucky enough to be commissioned to paint several pieces over the years.

Possibly the one that had me perplexed, was a commissioned painting of a cow.

I looked at endless photo references and they just did not "pop" for me... Any painting from these photos, would have been a cliche of the subject.

I knew that it had to be a cow, but how to present it and make it interesting was a challenge.

Then it dawned on me... don't bring the viewer to the cow, bring the cow to the viewer.... it worked.. the new owner loved it...

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Jun 26, 2016
not a typo NEW
by: Anonymous

Regarding whether or not the artist is "MALE"....I do think when Pam said "she" in her post, that was a reference to the cow. Not the artist.

Oct 06, 2015
Informative post
by: jason

I have seen your art work, it is incredible. You have good skills with a brush. Please share your work with us.

Oct 03, 2015
Oops..funny typo!!...
by: Nikki

This Wonderful all-round talented artist, is actually a terrific MALE artist. He has a good sense of humour & is probably laughing at the typo. Look up his work, absolutely stunning.

Oct 01, 2015
by: Pam

Wow, she has lots of personality! And the nose area is so realistic. Glad your customer loved it :)

Oct 01, 2015
by: Chisibisi

Love this! What a brilliant idea! A little bit of humour and quirkiness.

Oct 01, 2015
Love it !
by: LyndyP

great idea & painting !

Feb 27, 2015
by: Bonnie L Fontaine

LOVE this! Such a wonderful solution to the problem. The expression is fabulous, and your rendering and detail are spot on. Well done!

Feb 20, 2015
Visiting cow.
by: Anonymous

Ver clever. I love your cow and his expression. Well done!

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