What emotions do our pets really feel? It is safe to say that we can tell when a dog is scared and when it is happy. Sometimes we may even sense more complex emotions like boredom, envy, or jealousy. This idea was the jumping off point for the Blue Dog painting. I thought it would be interesting to play with the facial features of a dog to show a more complex and uncharacteristic emotion. But as with a real dog, we don't really know what he is feeling.
Header art by T. Guzzio. Original image via the author.
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Ed Schutte is a Boston based artist, living in Salem, Massachusetts. He has recently shifted from traditional media to digital. Using an iPhone, iPad, Adobe illustrator, and Photoshop, he collects textures and palettes from his surroundings and manipulates them within the context of images he creates. He has exhibited in Salem, Boston and New York. His work is available for purchase through Society 6 and Saatchi Art. You can also keep up with Ed via Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and through his blog, Wandering the Continuum.
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