Local artist finds success with portraits of pets Featured

Deb Hudson at her easel. She paints in acrylic and watercolor. Daily Mountain Eagle – Dale Short

They bark, they meow, they growl and yip and yowl and scratch and bite, and rub against our legs wanting immediate attention. They eat, and use the litter box.

What pets don’t generally do is have their official portraits painted. But local artist Deb Hudson is out to change that.

Though Hudson’s usual subjects range from landscapes to sports to high fashion to rusted-out pickup trucks, she’s lately been most occupied with pet portraits. Which surprises her, because her favorite painting style is not the photo-realism portraiture that’s currently in vogue, but the type of off-kilter impressionism that

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