Tuesday, January 08, 2008

"Hoggie Birthday!" Pig Celebrates by SM Violano

"Hoggie Birthday"
6" x 6"
Oil on Linen

True Blue Animal Rescue rescues all kinds of animals- including piggies!
I have painted this cheerful little pig for fun!

Please note that the image is not quite in focus due to issues with my
camera which very well may have been dropped one too many times :P
About This Painting:
20% of the proceeds from this painting sale will benefit True Blue Animal Rescue!

Media: Oil on Linen
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $129 USD

How to Purchase: SOLD


Pat Meyer said...

This is one of the happiest paintings I have seen in a long time. You should make it into Birthday Cards. It is so adorable it just plain makes you feel great. Thanks for making my day. Pat Meyer Fine Art

Roxanne Steed said...

this is just so outrageously happy & funny & cheery!!! I keep looking at it & smiling like crazy! just love this pig!!

Wallpapers said...

hahahahah...what a pig!

blh said...

I think that what makes this painting so amusingly charming is the fact that the hog definitely looks unappealingly like a real hog, except for his wide smile. He isn't some cute greeting card or child's piggy, he looks real. Contrasting with this, however, is his very wide, human type smile and the fact that he is sitting at a table, celebrating his birthday.

The artist has very cleverly combined a realistic hog with the realistic trappings of a birthday party, holding them together with the hog's unrealistic broad smile and the fact that he is sitting at a table. This is a novel approach to pig paintings and the artist must be congratulated for the way that she has held together the elements of her painting with a minimum of "glue"!