Friday, June 25, 2010

Sophie's Choice

8 x 10 oil on canvas

By now you know I like to call animals-- critters, it is a very loving term in my mind.  I really do say thank you to God on almost a daily basis for my little critter Sophie.  She is my constant companion. She helps me do almost everything. Recently I sent a "call for entry" for shoes to my neighbors and  then to get those shoes back promptly to their owners. I spent a big block of time posing them and photographing them.

And you know who helped me-yep that's right Sophie. I knew my husband wouldn't believe me and maybe you guys wouldn't believe me so I have proof.  See the pics below and my photo assistants input:

                                         
                                            "I think we should move the lights a little"

                    
                                                                      "let me check the angle"           


                                 
"OK Mom,  I think we've got it!

5 comments:

  1. What a cute constant companion you have!! And so on target with her lighting judgement!! Beautiful painting too! Soon, shoe makers will be sending you their latest creations to paint!! xoxo

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  2. Brilliant. Talented. Insightful. Oh, and you've got a lot going for you TOO, Amy! Love these shoes!~

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  3. What a dedicated and helpful art director. Delightful post!

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  4. Love your assistant - she has an "eye!" I think I am going to have to have that picture...I got the overwhelming feeling of being a ballerina!

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  5. Amy, I love your shoe paintings! They are brilliant. Also, love seeing Sophie, what an adorable kitty!

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