Extreme Closeup

This week I got to paint a guinea pig. He’s cute, he’s hairy, and he’s named after my favorite condiment.

Meet Butters.


Completed: May 16, 2010

Soundtrack: Frank Sinatra

Beverage: Diet Coke

7 Responses to “Extreme Closeup”

  1. Patty Says:

    I love your work, it makes me want to try watercolor instead of the oil’s I use. But I would miss the smell of the oil paint 🙂

  2. MIriam Hughes Says:

    I love him! I was painting a cross-eyed golden this afternoon on Yupo but my colors were way off…it’s hard!

  3. Amy Thomas Says:

    He looks Great!! Butters momma will be very happy! Great job again Rachael!

  4. Maple Says:

    What a delicious piggle! He looks absolutely wonderful – I love his schnozz!

  5. Meghan Says:

    that’s my little boy! :):) he looks amazing Rachael, thank you so much again! I can’t wait to see the rest of my kiddos’ little faces !!

  6. Rachael Rossman: Watercolor Portraits of Man and Beast » I can’t make this stuff up. Says:

    […] that waiting for me back home was this order for Butters the Guinea Pig and an eight ball. Now, Butters is a repeat customer; I painted him several weeks ago and his mom has subsequently ordered paintings […]

  7. Rachael Rossman: Watercolor Portraits of Man and Beast » Siblings Says:

    […] remember Butters, right? The guinea pig that’s named after my favorite condiment? Well Butters has three […]

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