8" by 10" acrylic painting on archival Belgian Linen done as a commissioned work.

White burros have a happy and mischievous look in their eyes, typical of this rugged and intelligent animal.

The donkey is a domesticated member of the Equidae or horse family. The wild ancestor of the donkey is the African Wild Ass, E. africanus. In the western United States, a small donkey is sometimes called a burro,( from the Spanish word for the animal.)

They were first domesticated around 3000 BC, approximately the same time as the horse, and have spread around the world.

Donkeys have a notorious reputation for stubbornness, but this has been attributed to a much stronger sense of “self preservation” than exhibitied by horses. Likely based on a stronger prey instinct and a weaker connection with man, it is considerably more difficult to force or frighten a donkey into doing something it perceives to be dangerous for whatever reason.

Although formal studies of their behaviour and cognition are rather limited, donkeys appear to be quite intelligent, cautious, friendly, playful, and eager to learn. They are often pastured or stabled with horses and ponies, and are thought to have a calming effect on nervous horses.
(ref: Wikipedia)

I am a photographer who loves to paint. Or, I am a painter who loves photography? No matter, they are very compatible! :) I really enjoy working in watercolor, and love the magical qualities that it can give to a work of art! You will see photography,watercolor and acrylic paintings on my bubble. Hope you enjoy! :)

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Comments

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 3 years ago

    A really terrific artwork!!!! Bill

  • Thank you very much Bill, glad you liked it!

    – AngieDavies

  • leonie7
    leonie7over 3 years ago

    O Angie this painting is outstanding so beautiful love the eyes amazing art work well done lee

  • Thank you so much Lee for the wonderful comment and the favorite!! lol

    – AngieDavies

  • Marriet
    Marrietover 3 years ago

    Very sweet. I am not familiar with white burros, so I’ve learned something new.

  • Thanks so much Marriet. I have a friend who boards her horse at a farm where they breed these white burros. It is in central Pa. USA. She has a rather large herd.

    – AngieDavies

  • Marie Luise  Strohmenger
    Marie Luise S...over 3 years ago

    This is so nice. Good work.

  • Thank you so much Marie! I am pleased that you liked it and left such a wonderful comment!

    – AngieDavies

  • Angela  Burman
    Angela Burmanover 3 years ago

    Beautiful painting Angie. Love the surface you have painted on.

  • Thanks so much Angela! The Belgian Linen is delightful to paint on, such a wonderful texture, and you do not need as many layers of paint to have a nice effect. I appreciate the favorite!

    – AngieDavies

  • Carol2
    Carol2over 3 years ago

    Beautiful art work, Angie!!

  • Thanks so much Carol! :)

    – AngieDavies

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 3 years ago

    Just BEAUTIFUL!!

  • Thanks for the great comment and the favorite!! Glad you liked it!

    – AngieDavies

  • MaryStewart
    MaryStewartover 3 years ago

    soooooo lovely.

  • Thank you Marie for leaving such a nice comment and favoriting also! :)

    – AngieDavies

  • Jonice
    Joniceover 3 years ago

    Excellent art work!

  • Thanks Jonice! :)

    – AngieDavies

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 3 years ago

    WONDERFUL work my friend!! ;-))

  • Thanks so much Stephaniek! :)

    – AngieDavies

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