"Magda" Acrylic and Ink on panel. 16 x 20 inches. Painted 1999 by Matt 'Iron-Cow' Cauley.

This is a painting of Magdalena. Originally, my dog Wrigley was resting on her lap as well, but he found the modeling tiresome and ventured off to a different room. He’s done that with almost every painting I’ve attempted featuring him.

As far as the painting is concerned, at this stage of my growth, I was still incorporating a significant amount of ink work into the acrylics. It was an experiment trying to merge an illustration style with painterly colors. It’s an interesting effect, but these days I prefer separating the two approaches, keeping the inks separate from my acrylics.

Acrylic and Ink on panel
16 x 20 inches
Painted 1999 by Matt Cauley


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